Police are appealing for information after 40 lambs were stolen from the Blackdown area in west Dorset.

At some point between May 27 and 29, approximately 40 lambs were stolen from the area near the border with Somerset.

The lambs are Dorset Horn, with off-white wool, speckled faces and are 5 or 6 months old.

A Bridport Police spokesperson said: "If anyone has any information regarding this crime, please report it to Dorset Police at https://crowd.in/57pCZ0/ and use reference number 55230085448.

"If anyone believes a crime is in progress, please call 999 immediately."