17th June 2020
A man has been arrested after two swans were shot dead Leeds.
The pair – a male and a female – were shot on marshland next to Knowsthorpe water treatment works in Pontefract Lane, on 8 June. (see – https://nwhsa.wordpress.com/2020/06/11/cctv-appeal-after-swans-shot-in-leeds/
A 20-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of criminal damage and released under investigation pending further inquiries, police said.
It followed “a significant response” to a public appeal for information, the West Yorkshire force added.
Sgt Dave Lund said the killings were “an appallingly cruel and unnecessary act”.