THIEVES have snatched £32,000 worth of sheep from a farm in Doddiscombleigh.

Criminals cut chains to a barn and started sorting through the sheep as lame ewes were left behind.

A police spokesman revealed the culprits would’ve made several trips to shift all of the livestock.

He added: ‘Farmers are being asked to be vigilant and check stock on a more regular basis.’

Police haven’t revealed any details of when the incident took place.

Anyone with information should contact police by calling 101 or email [email protected] quoting CR/065093/18.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800555111.