By Katie Williams @DorsetEchoKatie, reporter

Dorset Police are warning dog owners to keep their pets under control after a sheep was put down following an attack.

A Bridport police spokesman said a sheep was attacked in a field on the south side of Allington Hill sometime between 5pm on October 2 and 9am on October 3.

"Unfortunately the sheep had to be put down as a result of the injuries they received," the spokesman said.

"Please can we remind dog owners that they have a responsibility to keep their dogs under control at all times."

Anyone with information about the incident should call police on 101 quoting crime number 55190155888.

Originally published in the Dorset Echo

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