Suspected sheep theft in Tanworth


POLICE have urged farmers and members of the public to be extra vigilant following a suspected sheep theft in Tanworth-in-Arden.

An incident was reported at approximately 2pm in Penn Lane, Tanworth where occupants of a silver vehicle were seen trying to steal a sheep.

The vehicle registration was foreign and the occupants described as four young males.

The vehicle was then seen on the A435 with a sheep in the back.

Further calls indicate that two vehicles were involved – a Silver Ford Mondeo and a dark coloured Vauxhall.


  • 1jamessmith1

    that should rustle up some interest from the rozzers, though seems a bit wooly to me. ba-ha-ba-ha

  • SJD67

    Is there any update on what animal it is? Did it turn out to be a sheep as suspected or was it something else?