Police Investigate Unlawful Owl Killing In Upchurch

Police Investigate Unlawful Owl Killing In Upchurch

Kent Police’s Rural Task Force are investigating the suspected killing of a tawny owl in Upchurch.

The incident is believed to have happened in October 2022 and officers have recently come into possession of images of two men they would like to speak to.

Police Sergeant Darren Walshaw told SFM News: ‘we suspect an owl was killed using catapults and are now issuing photographs of two people who may be able to assist with our enquiries. Anybody who recognises one or both of them is urged to contact our appeal line."

Anyone with any information is asked to call 01634 792209, quoting Rural Task Force reference 95-22. Alternatively they can call Kent Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111 or complete the online form on the website.

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