Sheep have been mutilated and killed in an attack by a dog or dogs in Billingshurst, recently.
Sussex Police say that a shepherd who is keeping sheep in fields off Plaistow Road, Billingshurst, reported the attack.
One was already dead when the shepherd arrived, the sheep having had its neck ripped open.
Another was almost dead, with its back-leg muscle ripped off.
Yet another was found in a ditch on its back.