Sheep reported on the M1 through Northamptonshire

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A flock of sheep caused disruption to motorists when they strayed onto the M1 through Northamptonshire this morning.

An unknown number of the animals wandered onto the northbound carriageway between junction 17 at Watford Gap and junction 18 a Crick at around 10.40am.

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire Roads Policing Unit reported that the sheep were moved on he sheep were moved on at 11am.