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Cumbria Police Local appeals

Written by on 17/01/2023

CONISTON Police investigating a report of sheep worrying and assault have released an image of a man they wish to speak with regarding the incident.The incident is reported to have occurred on Sunday 8 January 2023 at around 2pm on the fells above Coniston Coppermines.A walker is believed to have been in the area with his dog, off its leash and chasing and attacking sheep. It is believed that one sheep died as a result of the incident.

The victim of the assault was not injured.Sheep worrying is a criminal offence. Dogs chasing or attacking sheep can cause a great deal of distress, miscarriages, horrific injuries or even death.  Dogs caught worrying sheep can be shot in order to protect the lives of livestock.  Those in control or ownership of the dog can be prosecuted and the courts have the power to impose a destruction order on your dog.  So please keep your dog on a lead around livestock. Anyone who recognises the male in relation to this incident can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it quoting incident number 89 of 8 January 2023. You can also phone on 101.  Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

KENDAL

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on Saturday 14th January at around 6:15pm on Jenkin Rise, Kendal.

Two males have entered a property in the area and made threats to the occupants for money before leaving the area.

Officers are appealing for witnesses who may have seen two males running from the area of Jenkin Rise onto Kentdale road at the time of the offence.

Police are also asking for anyone who was driving in the area at the time to check any dash cam footage they may have that may have captured these males.

Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it, quoting incident number 167 of 14th January 2023. You can also phone on 101.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.