Cows, sheep and goats stolen from Scottish farm

More than 30 farm animals have been stolen from an equestrian centre near Newton Stewart in Scotland.

During a break-in at Carty Port Equestrian Centre on Sunday evening (29 April), 10 cows, 11 black lambs and 10 goats were taken.

A dead horse was also found in the nearby area and Police Scotland are investigating whether the incidents are linked.

See also: Farm security advice to combat rural crime

Inspector Stewart McColm, based at Stranraer, said: “Officers are dealing at this stage with what appears to be the theft of animals from the Carty Port Equestrian Centre.

“At this stage I am appealing to the public to contact police direct if they have any information, as opposed to only communicating about it on social media.”

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote reference number PDG 0089120418.

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