Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Pets' Attack in Newquay

news-logo.jpg
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

8:22am 22nd April 2014

Police are hunting the attackers who killed chickens and ducks kept as family pets in Newquay.

Others were stolen from a back yard on Hilgrove Road on Good Friday.

Devon and Cornwall Police have released the following information:

Overnight between 2100 hrs on 17 April and 0830 hrs on 18 April offender(s) gained entry to the back yard of a residential premises in Hilgrove Road Newquay and killed the owners poultry. The birds that were killed were:
 
4 bantams, 3 chickens and two ducks.

The birds were killed by having their necks twisted; one bird was decapitated.
 
In addition two ducks that were sitting on a nest of 20 eggs were stolen along with the eggs they were incubating.
 
All of the birds were family pets and their owner is obviously devastated.

At present there is no known motive for this offence.
 
Inspector Dave Meredith said: "This was a savage and sadistic act of cruelty against family pets. I am disgusted that someone could commit such an offence.

"The owner of these birds is understandably absolutely devastated.

"We are appealing for any witnesses to this offence or for anyone with information relating to those involved to contact Sergeant 6460 Rick Milburn at Newquay Police Station on 101 quoting crime number GN/14/619."
 
Information can be supplied to the police anonymously via CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111.

8:22am 22nd April 2014

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
westminster 2

Cornwall remembers terror attack victims

Prayers are being said at Truro Cathedral

armed police

Extra armed police after London terror attack

But no "specific threat" in Cornwall and Devon

Most read
missing john hurst 4

Body found on popular Cornish beach identified

Missing John Hurst discovered at Watergate Bay

newbridge crash

Woman has 'life-changing injuries' after crash

18-year-old was airlifted near Penzance

Top articles

Car overturns on A30

Cornwall News: The road was blocked near Victoria after a vehicle ended up on its roof

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Deportation protest halts flights out of Stansted Airport

National News: Flights at Stansted were halted temporarily after protesters blocked a runway at the airport.

UPDATE: Body found on popular Cornish beach

Cornwall News: Police say death at Watergate Bay 'isn't suspicious'

Leyton Orient stave off winding up order after £1m pledge by owner

Sports News: A £1m pledge from the owner of Leyton Orient FC has saved the club from a winding-up order, but fans believe the club is still in "mortal danger".

River Tyne 'booze cruise' plans slammed by police

Strange News: Plans for thousands of people to float on inflatables down the River Tyne on a "booze cruise" have been criticised by police.

Newer article

Plymouth's Play-Off Hopes Dashed

Cornwall News: Argyle suffer double Easter defeat

Older article

Easter Tourism Boost

Cornwall News: Attractions reporting almost 20% jump in visitors

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.