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Reindeer killed and another seriously injured by pack of dogs

Reindeer killed in dog attack Credit: Emma's Farm

A reindeer has been killed and another seriously injured by a pack of dogs at a Hampshire petting farm.

The attacked took place at Twelve Oaks Farm in Swanmore late yesterday night. The reindeer - one named Comet - was killed in the attack, another called Candy suffered severe injuries.

Hampshire Constabulary said officers had seized five dogs found loose on the land in connection with the attack, but no arrests have yet been made.

Police are investigating criminal damage to farmland in Brickyard Road, Winchester, some time between 11.30pm last night (Dec 4) and 12.30am this morning (Dec 5).

Police have seized five dogs that were found loose on the land. No arrests have been made at this time.

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