03/03/2016 Redcar and Cleveland

Appeal after Cockerels Found Headless and Hens Stolen, New Marske

Police are appealing for information after 35 hens were stolen and four cockerels were found headless at an allotment in New Marske.

The animals were found after someone entered the allotment at the rear of New Marske Methodist Church overnight on Tuesday 1st March into Wednesday 2nd March.

Investigating officer, PC Rowe, said: “To have someone find their animals killed in such a way is unthinkable and sickening. Anyone with information regarding the incident or those responsible is asked to contact police.”

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the stolen hens or those responsible is asked to contact PC Rowe at Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.