Gloucestershire Police have arrested a 48 year old man from Cheltenham on suspicion of injuring a swan.
George, a male swan, was shot with a crossbow in Pittville Park, Cheltenham last week and was seriously injured. He remains at Vale Wildlife Hospital & Rehabilitation Centre where his condition is improving.
The man has been bailed pending further enquiries.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of icy conditions across the East and West Midlands.
This means ice is expected to form overnight and on Sunday morning, which may lead to difficult driving conditions on untreated roads and slippery conditions on pavements.
Motorists in the region are being advised to take extra care on the roads as the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for widespread fog and snow.
Areas of freezing fog, some dense, are expected to last into Wednesday morning.
Travelling conditions will be difficult with journeys likely to take longer than usual and delays to air travel are possible.
WEATHER WARNING: Ice and freezing fog forecast overnight and into Wed morning. Take care out there!… https://t.co/rKlUOrDlzu
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Parts of the region have had a snowy start to the day. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice and are warning drivers to take extra care while on the road and allow extra time for their journeys.
There are also flood warnings in place for parts of Lincolnshire and residents are being told to prepare for large waves and possible flooding.
The Ministry of Defence said about 100 soldiers from the Catterick army base have been deployed to Skegness, where about 3,000 residents have been urged to leave their homes or move upstairs.
Commuters are braced for travel disruption during the evening rush hour on Thursday with sleet and snow forecast for parts of the region.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and say heavy rain and strong winds may prove additional hazards. As skies clear on Thursday night there is also potential for widespread ice to form quite rapidly on untreated surfaces.
Councils across the Midlands have said they are ready to deal with the weather disruption and that gritting teams will be working through the night.
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