Police are investigating following the theft of more than 70 ewes from a Breconshire farm.

The Eppynt Hardy x Scotch Black face ewes were stolen from enclosed farm land at two locations around Merthyr Cynog, towards Upper Chapel.

The rural crime division of Dyfed-Powys Police said that the animals went missing over a three-month period between December 2023 and February 2024.

The police added that this is the latest in a series of sheep theft crimes reported recently in the area around the Eppynt Common.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Dyfed-Powys Police via 101 or online.