MORE than 60 heavily pregnant sheep were stolen from a farm in Denbighshire.

The 63 Texel Cross sheep were taken from a farm above Tremeirchion, situated to the North East of Denbigh and to the East of St Asaph.

The incident happened between Monday and Tuesday this week, according to North Wales Police's Rural Crime Team.

A spokesperson from the team said: "This crime has had a devastating effect on the farmer."

Anyone with information is asked to telephone police on 101.