Sheep grazing at a west Dorset beauty spot have been attacked - with one being bitten on the neck.

Police believe a dog to be responsible for the attack, which took place at Lewesdon Hill, near Broadwindsor.

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Police have issued a warning that dogs must be on a lead or under close control when near livestock.

A spokesperson for Bridport police said: "We have had a report of sheep being attacked in the Lewesdon Hill area between 3pm and 5pm on November 5. Two ewes have been attacked, one on the rear and one bitten on the neck.

"Sheep worrying/attacks on livestock is an offence so please put dogs on leads around livestock, or until you know a field is clear of other animals."