POLICE have charged a woman for failing to keep her dogs under control after a series of sheep attacks on Anglesey.
Nine sheep have been killed by three dogs in the fields adjacent to Plas Uchaf caravan site, Tyn y Gongl, near Benllech.
Working with the local land owner, officers utilised a number of resources to trace the dogs, two of which have now been destroyed, while another has been left injured.
Despite a comprehensive search for the injured dog it has not yet been traced. The breed of all three dogs has yet to be confirmed.
Local Police Sergeant Gethin Jones said: “We quickly deployed officers to the area with a view to locating and securing the dogs and protecting the public.
“The dogs were destroyed as they were still attacking livestock. One of the dogs, believed to be injured made off and despite all out efforts we have been unable to locate it.
“I’d like to reassure the public that North Wales Police take matters like this very seriously and working with the local authority and land owners we will do all we can to eradicate the problem of dangerous dogs and the worrying of livestock.”
A 33-year old local woman arrested in connection with the attacks has since been charged with owning a dog dangerously out of control, owning a dog causing fear of injury on private land and a third charge of worrying livestock.
She has been bailed to appear before Caernarfon Magistrates on October 16.
Police are eager to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the attack to get in touch by phoning 101 or anonymously by phoning Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.