Police are investigating after a sheep was found shot dead in a field near Aberlour.

It's believed the incident took place between 8pm on Sunday and 5pm on Monday, and that it was done deliberately.

The field, which is off the A95 at Carron, is located about a kilometre from the Glenfarclas Distillery, in the south west of Aberlour.

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Police Constable Hannah Haywood, a wildlife crime officer, said: "We believe the black faced sheep was deliberately shot.

"We would like to speak to anyone who may have seen anything suspicious between Sunday evening and early evening on Monday.

"It is possible that someone may have parked a vehicle, or may have walked along part of the road.

Scots are now being asked to come forward if they have any dash-cam footage from their journeys in the area that could help bring the investigation forward.

"If you have dash-cam footage that might show information that would help with our enquiries then please get in touch", PC Haywood added.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 0729 of Tuesday May 11.