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Woman hides stolen flock of sheep in her bedroom

By Mason White 5:25 PM November 2, 2014
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By: Mahesh Sarin
A woman was arrested on charges of theft after hiding a flock of stolen sheep in her bedroom, police in South Africa said.

Free State Police said that the flock of sheep was found on the woman’s property in Thabong on Wednesday.

The room in which the sheep were kept, had a bed and a closet full of clothes. The woman was questioned about why the 12 sheep were there, and she could not explain.

She was arrested and the sheep were confiscated, police said. Earlier, a farmer had reported that 23 sheep were stolen.
Police searched the area and found five of them grazing in a nearby bush.

The five sheep and the ones discovered in the woman’s bedroom, were positively identified as the sheep stolen from the farmer.

Police are still searching for the five sheep that are missing.