Police are appealing for information after 41 lambs were stolen from fields at Monk Stray, Malton Road, in York.

The theft occurred sometime between 6pm Saturday 1 August and midday on Sunday 2 August.

If anyone knows anything about the whereabouts of the lambs, or saw anything suspicious in the area, please contact the police as a matter of urgency.

Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to PC Ruth Atkins or email [email protected]

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12150133302 when passing on any information surrounding this incident.