Charges made under ancient animal laws


TWO people from south Wales have been charged with breaking a 179-year-old animal welfare law.

Police were called to Great Barrington in the Cotswolds three months ago after members of the public reported hare coursing and two arrests were made.

A 25-year-old from South Glamorgan and a 21-year-old from Gwent have now been charged with offences under the Game Act of 1831.

They are accused of daytime trespass in pursuit of poaching and have been bailed to appear at Stroud Magistrates’ Court on August 25.

PC Jon Palfrey, from the rural policing team at Gloucestershire police said; “This is an example of how the community and police work together.”

http://www.thisisgloucestershire.co.uk/news/Charges-ancient-animal-laws/article-2471208-detail/article.html

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