Lancashire Police find a lost sheep in an intercepted van over the weekend

Lancashire Police need the public’s help with an interesting incident...

By Aimee Seddon
Sunday, 19th June 2022, 10:56 am
Updated Sunday, 19th June 2022, 10:59 am

The Tactical Operations division at Lancashire Constabulary have found a lost sheep in a van they intercepted this week.

Yesterday (Saturday 18), police stopped a van which had travelled from Lancashire across the border to steal a trailer from Yorkshire before returning.

The van, a cloned stolen vehicle from Greater Manchester, was intercepted by armed and unarmed TacOps teams less than an hour later, and led to two people being arrested.

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Lancashire Police are looking for the owners of this sheep, found in an intercepted van.

However today they have found there is more to the case than that.

Taking to Twitter, Lancs Police Tac Ops wrote: “Remember the stolen van we intercepted last night…? Well we checked the rear compartment and, well… does anyone own this sheep??

“So far our enquiries have drawn a blank to get it home.

“If you think this might be your sheep please contact us so we can arrange it’s safe return!”

The van had travelled from Lancashire to Yorkshire to steal a trailer, and is a cloned stolen vehicle from Greater Manchester.

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