A TOTAL of 17 sheep are believed to be stolen after a suspected raid on a farm.

Eden Police is appealing for information after a report that Swaledale sheep aged between one and four were taken sometime since October 2019 from the Mallerstang area.

The sheep all have a red stroke down the nearside and some were marked with a black dot on the fleece. All are tagged with the number UK103090.

If anyone has any information please call 101.