A sheep was attacked and killed by at least one dog in an Oxfordshire village.

Thames Valley Police has said officers are appealing for witnesses following the 'wildlife crime' in Great Rollright, near Chipping Norton.

The attack took place sometime between 2pm on Tuesday and 11am on Wednesday, in a field off the public footpath on Hook Norton Road.

Investigating officer PC Emilie Logan, based at Bicester police station said: “It’s possible that there could have been more than one dog involved in this incident

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“If you witnessed anything, or have any information, please get in touch.

"You can make a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference 43200329202.

“Alternatively if you wish to remain 100 per cent anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

“I hope this also highlights the importance of keeping dogs under control when walking by farms and wildlife.”