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Tackling hare coursing in Lincolnshire

Police in Lincolnshire are starting a crackdown on hare coursing.

A specialist team of seven officers has been set up after figures showed incidents have increased year on year.

The illegal sport uses dogs to chase hares across the countryside and police say it attracts people who are often involved in other sorts of crime. The season which runs from September to March.

We have spoken to Chief Inspector Kieran English from Lincolnshire Police abou it.