A reward is being offered for information after animals were brutally killed at an allotment. Ferrets, ducks and chickens were attacked in Penrith, in what police say was an 'horrific crime'. The family of the disabled pensioner who owns the ferrets say he is 'traumatised' by what he saw.
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