Warwickshire Police have issued an appeal for Kenilworth residents to be vigilant when out and about. During the night of 23rd and 24th March two lambs were attacked in a field near to Clinton Lane, Kenilworth. The lambs were found at approximately 0700hrs on 24th March. One lamb was flound still breathing but subsequently died as a result of its injuries. The second lamb has received treatment due to injuries and thankfully alive. The injuries inflicted on both lambs were consistent with dog bites.
Dog owners are reminded that dogs MUST be kept on a lead where livestock such as sheep are situated. Farmers are entitled to shoot any dog worrying sheep. If you have any information in relation to this report please contact Warwickshire Police on 101. The crime reference is 23S5/9297E/16.