SIX sheep have been killed in a suspected livestock worrying incident in the Borders.

At least three more were injured in the incident, which happened between 5pm on Friday (September 4) and 5pm on Saturday at Halmyre Mains Farm near West Linton.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "We are appealing for witnesses to this incident or anyone who may have information in relation to this incident.

"If you have information you can contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident 2699 of September 5, 2020.

"Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers Anonymously on 0800 555 111.

"Dog owners are asked to be aware of the effects of sheep-worrying, and let others know too.

"Make sure you know where your dog is at all times.

"If you're letting your dog off the lead be confident there are no livestock nearby.

"Be sure that your dog will return to you promptly on command and if in doubt, keep them on the lead."