Three men arrested on suspicion of poaching

Three men were arrested and four dogs were seized after anti-poaching police officers were contacted by a member of the public.

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The three males were arrested in the Donna Nook area at 1.30am on Sunday morning on suspicion of hunting, trespass, and dangerous driving offences.

Police say one vehicle was seized, in addition to four ‘lurcher type’ dogs.

On Sunday, a Lincolnshire Police spokesperson said: “Our ‘Op Actaeon’ poaching proactive patrols continued last night and, following a call from a member of the public, three males from the Doncaster area were stopped in their vehicle and arrested on suspicion of poaching related offences.

“We are asking if anyone saw a silver and grey Subaru Forester in the areas of North Somercotes, Marshchapel, Grainthorpe and Firebeacon Lane driving at speed and driving across fields to get in touch. This was around 1.30am.”

If anyone has any CCTV or dashcam footage, call 101 and quote incident number 18 of Sunday February 28.