A farmer near Truro has reported the theft of 174 sheep.

Police are appealing for information on 68 Poll Dorset ewes and 106 Charollais Cross lambs that were stolen on the night of Wednesday, March 17.

The theft took place sometime between 6.45pm on Wednesday evening and 7.20am the following morning.

Officers are advising farmers to be wary of any suspicious activity around livestock and to make a note of any vehicles.

If a crime appears to be taking place, call 999.

Anyone with information on this sheep theft is asked to phone 101 or email 101@dc.police.uk quoting crime CR/020956/21.