A SHEEP has been killed and another seriously injured by a dog in a field near Craven Arms.

The incident, which happened in the Wistanstow area of Craven Arms, was reported to police on Sunday.

West Mercia Police are reminding dog owners that farmers can legally shoot their pet to protect livestock.

They said dog owners should keep their animals on a lead when there is livestock about and the majority of people are responsible.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 and quote reference number 0216S 290919.