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Damara ewes stolen

By Country News

Police are seeking assistance in relation to the theft of 70 pure-bred Damara ewes from a property on Orr Rd, Murchison.

The theft, which occurred some time between November 1 and November 18, is believed to have involved a stock truck.

The sheep are valued at $15000. They are are bred for their meat and do not require shearing, as they shed their wool.

■Anyone with information in relation to the theft is asked to contact Leading Senior Constable Keast at Murchison Police Station on 5826 2222 or Senior Detective Wren at Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit on 5820 5777.

■Anonymous information can be provided to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.