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Ingol home-owner attacked by bird of prey

Posted on - 3rd February, 2015 - 11:01pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Ingol, Preston News
A police officer with the Harris hawk

A police officer with the Harris hawk

Police officers were called in to deal with reports a bird of prey had attacked a home-owner in Ingol.

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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 of prey in cage

The bird of prey in cage

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.

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