Posted: Thu 11th Jun 2020

Investigation launched after badger ‘shot several times in the head with an air weapon’

North Wales news and information
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jun 11th, 2020

North Wales Police rural crime team have said they are investigating a shooting.

The above and below images are of x-rays taken of the badger, that revealed the air gun pellets inside the animal.

Police say they are working with the RSPCA on an investigation after the badger was found snared and dead near Henrhyd, Conwy.

The rural crime team said, “X Ray examination reveals that it has been shot several times in the head with an air weapon, the snare had also been removed by the offender”.

Anyone with information is asked to call the rural crime team via the 101, or use the webchat facility on the force website.

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