Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a ram was chased and injured by two dogs near Spennithorne, in the Leyburn area of North Yorkshire.

It happened in a field next to the traffic light controlled bridge on the A684 at about 11am on Saturday, November 11 when a ram was chased and injured by two terrier type dogs.

Officers are asking for any witnesses to the incident to come forward and in particular, anyone with information about two males who were seen leaving on foot with the dogs.

The Northern Farmer: The incident happened near the traffic lights on the A684

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email Hannah.Lancaster@northyorkshire.police.uk, or call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option two, and ask for PC Hannah Lancaster.

To remain anonymous, pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230219463.