70 Lleyn shearlings – were taken from near South Petherton.

They were taken from a field alongside the A303 in the Drayton area near South Petherton. Gates were forced and the sheep are thought to have been taken in a lorry.

A police spokesman said: “We believe that a small cattle lorry and a 4×4 may have been involved during the incident.

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Police ForceAvon & Somerset Constabulary 0845 456 7000