UPDATE: Axminster Sheep found after “Bo Peep” riddle

PUBLISHED: 13:17 31 October 2011 | UPDATED: 14:00 31 October 2011

Dorset Down Sheep

Dorset Down Sheep

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Animals were not rustled after all - they just went walkabout

UPDATE: FIVE sheep thought to have been stolen from fields near Axminster have been found safe and well today.

Police had thought rustlers were at work after the animals went missing from fields at Kilmington and Shute.

But it now appears they simply went walkabout and have returned to their owner.

“It was a Bo-Peep thing”, said a spokesman. “They have come home”.


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