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Elderly Swede sought after sex with sheep

Published: 26 Jul 2012 14:31 GMT+02:00

A farm hand is reported to have received a shock when he wandered past the field shortly after 3pm on Monday afternoon and witnessed the elderly man in the act.

"The employee saw that the whole episode was, how shall I put it, close to completion," said Ronny Götesson at the Ronneby police to the Kvällsposten daily.

According to the newspaper the man was taking no chances before making his carnal approach, neutering any potential resistance from the stricken animal by binding its back legs together.

As the whole episode played out in full view of any would-be passers-by, the farm worker was able to provide a detailed witness description of the horny sexegenarian.

He is reported to be a man of slim build, in his 60s or 70s, and was last seen dressed in a shirt but no trousers.

Ronneby police are now on the look out for the man, who is wanted on suspicion of cruelty to animals.

It is unclear if the sheep sustained any injury in the alleged attack.

Sex with animals (tidelag) was previously a criminal act in Sweden but was de-criminalized in 1944.

If the animal is however deemed to have sustained injury in the attack then the perpetrator can be tried for animal cruelty.

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Your comments about this article

15:45 July 26, 2012 by Snoopy!
Jesus here we go again with the yearly animal lover "literally"

bahhhhhhhhh sick old fecker
16:34 July 26, 2012 by johnny1939
hehe b et he will feel sheepish when caught. Should be easy to find without his bloomers. Smile of the day and much more fun than to EU debacle.
17:15 July 26, 2012 by Just_Kidding
Why did they decriminalized animal sex?
17:29 July 26, 2012 by playmobil
So animals can have sex too!
17:40 July 26, 2012 by Paul_225
The Welsh would be green with envy.
18:50 July 26, 2012 by whoye
watch?v=lQpqmFkFEag
19:21 July 26, 2012 by GLO
I just hope its not one of my clan..... I keep with my own.... better conversation, and can share a smoke afterward..... Now I will admit I like young women in the 20+, but see many in the 50 ish and still get excited... Thank God for all women.... 65 and Love most women.....
20:53 July 26, 2012 by philster61
Daaaaaaaaling Baaaa bara....

Wanna watch Woody Allen in "Everything you wanted to know about sex but were too afraid"?

I'll put my boots on then head towards that cliff over there........

I even have the vi-aaaaaaaaa-gra

Let the jokes begin....
21:19 July 26, 2012 by johan rebel
How do they know that sheep didn't enjoy it?
22:08 July 26, 2012 by sebwojo
i think this man is very ok since its ok to sleep with men2 men why not animals with poeple
23:15 July 26, 2012 by wxman
The constable needs to interview the sheep in question to get to the bottom of this. It's possible it was consensual and the sheep was into bondage. Come on now, it's possible, isn't it?
00:57 July 27, 2012 by jostein
Swede? Or "Swede"?
12:08 July 27, 2012 by temp_temp
Now I understand the reason for "Frank the sheep" mobile broadband ad campaign in Sweden!:-)
14:30 July 27, 2012 by prince T
neutering any potential resistance from the stricken animal by binding its back legs together. THIS IS RAPE TO ME

Sex with animals (tidelag) was previously a criminal act in Sweden but was de-criminalized in 1944.. THIS IS A SICK SOCIETY

if the animal should get pregnant, it is automatic death.
16:34 July 27, 2012 by för30årseden
Make love not lamb chops!
16:54 July 27, 2012 by Mbenzi
Make peas - nicht wahr?
19:57 July 27, 2012 by FireBoy
... and the meat of the sheep is now on sale at one of the local supermarkets :))
22:02 July 27, 2012 by dizzymoe33
Well at least us Americans consider this a crime in our Country and it is called "animal cruelty" which is punishable by fines and jail time.
15:53 July 28, 2012 by Jes
Coming soon : " Sheep Pride ".
16:23 July 28, 2012 by Atlas
Someone has beeeeeeeeen naughty :)
08:17 July 30, 2012 by philster61
Prince T, Then I suggest the sheep does what every other plaintiff has to do and talk to the police. Then get medically examined. Then provide evidence to support its case..
01:29 August 3, 2012 by dunce
Why can't they get married like everyone else?
11:25 August 9, 2012 by Prestonrobsun
Hope he was wearing wellington boots. Tuck the back legs of the sheep in so it can't run away. Boyo.
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