Police are investigating after sheep worrying incidents in Roslin have resulted in the deaths of livestock.
The incidents occurred overnight May 3-4 on two different farms.
One sheep was killed and four sheep injured on one farm and a sheep and a lamb had to be put down on another farm where two sheep were also injured.
Sergeant Michele Lindsay at Penicuik Police Station, said: “These sheep worrying incidents happened on two different farms in the same area and we are taking them very seriously.
“We are committed to tackling rural crime and are working with farmers, landowners and businesses in the rural parts of Midlothian to raise awareness of such crimes and take measures to prevent them.”
Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.