'Sickening' attack on swan

The RSPCA has condemned a sickening attack in which a swan was shot through the neck with a crossbow.

Swan shot with crossbow

The RSPCA has condemned a sickening attack in which a swan was shot through the neck with a crossbow.

The bird was targetted on the River Lyne in Northumberland.

Now after an operation to remove the bolt, it's expected to make a full recovery.

'Sickening' attack on Swan

Injured swan treated at by vet near Morpeth Credit: RSPCA

The RSPCA has condemned a sickening attack in which a swan was shot through the neck with a crossbow.

The bird was targetted on the River Lyne in Northumberland .

Now after an operation to remove the bolt, it's expected to make a full recovery

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