Birds of prey stolen in Horncastle town centre

Two birds of prey - a Harris hawk and a Red Tailed hawk - were stolen from a property in Horncastle last week.

A Harris hawk
A Harris hawk

PCSO Nigel Wass said that the two birds were removed from an aviary in a garden in the town centre between February 16-17.

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He added: “This is a specialist theft and we would urge people to be vigilant if keeping birds of prey due to the nature of the theft.”

Contact police on 101 if you have any information, quoting incident 53 of February 17.