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Police investigate eight cat deaths in a week

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Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating a spate of suspected cat poisonings in Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire.

Eight cases have been reported to police over the last week.

Sergeant Delme Jones said, "This is very distressing for pet owners and the local community, and I would like to reassure the public that police are investigating fully."

The cats were taken to the vets with symptoms consistent with Ethylene Glycol poisoning, which is commonly found in anti-freeze, screen wash, brake fluid, ink and in some solar panels.

Amnyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

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Pupil 'fires airgun' injuring another pupil at Pembroke school

A boy at Pembroke school suffered a facial injury and was taken to hospital for treatment.

A pupil at Pembroke Comprehensive School fired brought a BB gun in Pembroke School today injuring another student.

The Year 11 pupil brought the airgun into school and fired a pellet across the PE changing room.

Pembrokeshire Council said it struck another pupil in the face causing what appeared to be 'superficial injuries'.

Staff at the school called the police and co-operated in tracking down the offender and recovering the weapon.

The injured pupil was taken to hospital for examination.

Dyfed-Powys Police said officers were called to attend to an incident involving a suspected airgun at approximately 12.30pm.

They confirmed the boy responsible is assisting police with their investigation.

Appeal after badgers found dead in Pembrokeshire

Dyfed Powys Police says the incidents are believed to have happened over several months. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Badger setts have been disturbed and a number of dead badgers found dead on a farm in Pembrokeshire.

Dyfed Powys Police says the incidents are believed to have happened over several months on land in the Treffgarne area of Haverfordwest and officers are appealing for communities to be vigilant.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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