Oh deer! Animals escape from Todmorden farm after fence cut

A STAG and six hinds are on the loose after a wire fence was cut at a Todmorden deer farm.

The damage was carried out between Tuesday April 3 and 8am the following day at East Hey Farm, Stone Cross Road.

The high-value animals are reported to have run in the direction of Burnley.

Police and the owner are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Sergeant Damon Walker on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555 111.