A WOMAN is being searched for by police after an incident of 'sheep worrying' in West Somerset.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident, which happened on Wednesday, November 1 at about 9am, in the Dunster area of West Somerset.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "We are keen to trace a woman who was walking her dog in the Deer Park.

"She is described as a white woman, aged about 50, tall and slim with blond hair. She was wearing a lime coloured shawl. She was walking a small black dog.

"We believe the woman may be able to assist us with enquiries into a sheep worrying incident that day."

Anyone who mmay have information that could help the police is asked to call 101, quoting 5217249544.