POLICE Scotland are interesting for info from the general public that can assist them search out….a decorative sheep.
Officers launched a hunt yesterday to search out the offender who stole a sheep statue from outdoors an Aldi store in Dalkeith, Midlothian two weeks in the past.
The drive are hoping that witnesses will come ahead with info resulting in the whereabouts of the inanimate object – a black and white sheep with an Aldi bag for all times hanging from round his neck.
The statue, often called Ewen Me and a part of artwork exhibition, Dalkeith Sheep Path, wears a blue tartan kilt, a black flat cap and black wellies.
Since posting the attraction on social media, the put up has been inundated with animal-related jokes.
The preliminary attraction learn: “Theft – Dalkeith
“Police in Midlothian are interesting for witnesses following the theft of a decorative sheep from outdoors Aldi at Thornybank Industrial Property, Dalkeith.
“The sheep, which was first seen to be lacking on Thursday twenty fifth August is described as black and white in color, roughly a metre in peak holding an Aldi bag for all times.
“If anybody has any info concerning the incident or the property stolen, please contact Police Scotland on 101 and quote incident quantity 1568, 1st September.
“Alternatively, an nameless report may be made to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
The put up was inundated with over 100 laughing and shocked emojis, alongside virtually 100 feedback primarily making sheep puns.
Jamie Bennett stated: “What a baaaaaaaaaaad factor to do.”
Laura Sayers stated: “Strains are going to be rammed on 101.”
Alex Latta stated: “Space is getting worse for crime, sheep rustling now.”
Kevin Armstrong stated: “Suppose I seen it at Baaaaaaareton.”
And Amanda Knox stated: “Holding an Aldi bag for all times? Severely.”