SEVEN sheep worth about £1,000 have been stolen from a farm in North Yorkshire.

The animals were taken from Craven Garth Farm, in the Rosedale area of Ryedale, between last Saturday and yesterday.

Police have appealed for anybody who saw suspicious people, vehicles or activity in the area over recent days to contact them.

Any information should be passed to PC William Knapp by phoning 101 or by emailing