THE owner of a dog involved in a reported sheep worrying incident near Swanage has come forward.

Police received a report of an incident involving a dog attacking sheep in the area of Hillbottom near Worth Matravers at around 1.10pm on Sunday, January 14.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said: "Following an appeal by police, the owner of the dog has come forward. A community resolution has been agreed, which was supported by the victim."