Police are warning dog owners to keep their animals on leads after 18 lambs were savaged by two dogs in Porthleven, with 12 of the newborns being killed.

The two dogs are described as a black collie with smooth hair and a mixed breed lightish brown dog.

Police are appealing for information from the public following the attacks at Methleigh Bottom between midnight and 6.20am today (April 28).

Call PCSO Jon Bell at Helston Police Station on 101, ref AH14/481.