Police are appealing for information after a spate of animal attack at a Cumbrian allotment site.
Six animals have been either injured or killed in the incidents at Castletown Allotments at Gilwilly Lane, Penrith.
The attacks all took place between 6 and 8 April after the site was broken into.
The animals attacked include:
- One ferret killed with a blunt instrument
- One ferret stabbed with a sharp garden instrument
- Two hens had their necks broken
- One hen had its head removed
- One duck was sustained serious injuries to its beak, and had to be put down
Anyone who has any information about the break ins or the attacks should contact Cumbria Police on 101 and ask to speak to PC Danielle Dixon. They can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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