A number of lambs have died after having their right ears cut off in Armagh.
The incident, at Battleford Road, was reported on Armagh PSNI’s Facebook page in the early hours of May 10.
A PSNI spokesman posted: “We are presently investigating reports where a number of lambs have been attacked and have had their right ears cut off.
“Unfortunately this has resulted in the lambs suffering a heart attack and dying.”
They said they have increased patrols in the area and have appealed for information.
“Someone out there knows who is behind this act of animal cruelty,” added the PSNI spokesman.
“If you can help us please call on 101.”