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Council statement re attack on goats at Graves Park Animal Farm

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Police call for witnesses after devastating attack at Graves Park Animal Farm  

Since receiving the shocking news regarding the death of 4 goats at the Graves Park Animal Farm, staff have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from well-wishers from the general public.   

The incident is believed to have occurred between 6pm on Friday 18 October and 7am Saturday 19 October. An appeal has been launched by South Yorkshire Police for any witnesses to come forward. 

If you have any information, please call 101 quoting incident number 215 of 19 October.  

Councillor Mary Lea, Cabinet Member for Culture, Parks and Leisure at Sheffield City Council, said: “I was shocked when I heard about the attack on Saturday. If anyone has any information relating to the incident, please come forward. Staff are understandably, very upset and are looking at ways to improve the security at the farm to prevent such an incident from happening again.”