A SHEEP has been killed by two dogs near a farm in Rosneath, according to police.

Three other sheep were badly injured in the attack, which police say happened at around 8am on Sunday, October 22 in fields near Rosneath Home Farm.

The dogs were followed from the field after the incident, according to police, and made their way towards the Fort area in Kilcreggan.

Police are now appealing for information after the incident.

Anyone aware of the owner of the dogs or can provide further information is asked to contact Helensburgh police office on 101.

Under legislation in force since November 2021, anyone convicted of an offence of allowing or permitting a dog to attack or worry livestock in Scotland faces a maximum penalty of a £40,000 fine or up to 12 months in prison.

The term 'livestock', under the legislation, the term 'livestock' covers cattle, goats, pigs, horses, alpacas, llamas, ostriches, farmed deer, enclosed game birds or poultry, as well as sheep.