THREE cases of poaching have been reported to police in Worcestershire.

Poachers were seen hare coursing in a field containing heavily pregnant sheep in Grafton Flyford, east of Crowle.

The incident (reference number 0554S250115) took place on Sunday, January 25.

Two males were similarly spotted in a field in Hanbury with high-powered lamps and two dogs and appeared to be chasing something.

This incident (0663S230115) occurred on Friday, January 23, in Hanbury Road.

In Foxmere Road, Crowle, a person was also seen with a powerful torch and dog and was witnessed running after something.

The incident (0584S250115) happened at 8.56pm on Wednesday (January 28).

None of the crimes are believed to be linked.

Anyone with information should call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting the reference numbers above.