Police officers were called in to deal with reports a bird of prey had attacked a home-owner in Ingol.Advertisement
Preston’s rural police officers entered the property and established it was a Harris hawk.
The homeowner suffered minor injuries. The report came through to police saying “an eagle had attacked”.
The bird has been detained by police. They believe it is a common bird of prey to be kept by collectors, although not native to the UK.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote log number 1160/030215.