Fleecing farmers: Heavy price of sheep thefts hit

LIVESTOCK rustling - one of the most ancient of all crimes - is much worse in Cumbria than official figures reveal, experts claim.

LIVESTOCK rustling - one of the most ancient of all crimes - is much worse in Cumbria than official figures reveal, experts claim.

A rural crime report shows a worrying rise in sheep and cattle rustling throughout the UK over the past year.

The shock rise in livestock theft is devastating rural communities with more than £2.5m worth of animals stolen in 2018, says the National Rural Crime Survey 2018.

Incidents are up by more than ten per cent over the...
source: Cumberland News

2019-09-21 15:53
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