Investigators from Hunter Valley Rural Crime Prevention Team examining theft of 130 sheep from Upper Hunter property

INVESTIGATORS from the Hunter Valley Rural Crime Prevention Team are appealing for assistance in relation to the theft of 130 sheep from an Upper Hunter property.

The incident occurred on Waverly Road, Waverly, approximately 35km north-east of Scone.

The sheep, which are believed to have been stolen between mid-May and late-June 2019, are described as four-tooth Merino ewes in full fleece, with white NLIS tags 'NC380707'.

They also have an earmark being two notches out of the bottom of the offside ear.

Anyone with information about this theft or who witnessed someone acting suspiciously in the area is urged to contact Hunter Valley rural crime investigators on 6542 6999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.