Sheep killed and burned in “horrendous” incident in Crawley


A dead sheep from Tilgate Park Nature Centre was found burned in the woods.

Police suspect the sheep was taken from its paddock and attacked by a dog overnight before it was found on Thursday morning (October 16).

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “This is a horrendous incident and we would appeal to anyone who has information to contact us.

“The centre has reported on-going incidents of sheep worrying and we are looking into this.”

Anyone with information was asked to contact police on, call 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.