Five Arrested In Stroud For Badger Act Offences

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Five Arrested In Stroud For Badger Act Offences

Police in Stroud have arrested two men and three male youths under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992.

A 19 year-old, an 18 year-old, two 16 year-olds and a 15 year-old, all from Mountain Ash in South Wales, were arrested in the Dudbridge area of Stroud on Wednesday January 3 on suspicion of digging into a badger's sett.

Officers also seized an air rifle at the scene.

The five have since been released on bail pending further enquiries until Tuesday January 30.

Posted : 04/01/2007 10:00:52

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