Horses tails cut off in spate of attacks

An investigation has been launched after a horse had its tail cut off in the latest in a spate of similar attacks.

The horse was targeted in a field on Mickley Lane in Stretton sometime overnight between 12 and 13 February, Derbyshire Police said.

PCSO Kate Hodnett from the North Wingfield, Pilsley, Stonebroom and Shirland Safer Neighbourhood Team said: