Appeal launched after peregrine falcon shot

PUBLISHED: 17:40 07 May 2014 | UPDATED: 17:40 07 May 2014

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Anyone with information is urged to contact the police.

Police are appealing for information after a peregrine falcon was shot in Seaton.

The peregrine falcon was found on Monday (May 5) in the Seaton area and police say it sustained an injury to its wing and could not be saved.

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said: “The injuries were consistent with the peregrine having been shot.

“It is unknown what type of firearm was used.”

Anyone with information is urged to call the police on 101 quoting crime reference number KN/14/176. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report online at www.Crimestoppers-ukorg

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