Police appeal for information after horse shot dead in Flintshire
North Wales Police Rural Crime Team has launched an appeal for information after horse was shot dead near Hope Mountain.
The incident is believed to have happened overnight between Saturday and Sunday.
Posting an update on twitter police rural crime team officers said;
“Single shot killed this beautiful horse.”
“We need the public’s help. Someone will know and this is a truly awful offence.
They also posted two shocking images of the dead horse.
Many have been left shocked at the senseless killing of the horse, commenting on the twitter one person said;
@NWPRuralCrime @KatieMagnet To see such a majestic animal slain like this is unbelievably sad. Dreadful 😥
— Helena Hayward (@doc_hayward) 30 April 2017
Another comment came from Chief Supt Nigel Wenham. Head Cheshire Police Public Protection Directorate tweeted;
@NWPRuralCrime A truly senseless and selfish brutal crime, good luck with bringing to justice those responsible
— Det Ch Supt Wenham (@Det_Supt_Wenham) 30 April 2017
Another twitter comment echoed the sentiment of many;
@NWPRuralCrime Why oh why? Disgusts me more than even the weak sentences the court dish out for such evil actions.
— Nigel Roberts (@TheNigelroberts) 30 April 2017
Police are asking anyone who has any information to contact them on 101 quoting ref V061378 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: News@Deeside.com