Hedgehog died after cruel firework incident in Longton

Posted on - 9th November, 2019 - 2:19pm | Author - | Posted in - Uncategorized
A hedgehog

A hedgehog has had to be put to sleep after it attached to a firework in Longton.


The firework was attached to the hedgehog’s head and set off, causing serious injuries.

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The incident, happened in Pendlebury Close on Friday night.

A police spokesperson said: “It comes with great sadness to say that due to this incident the hedgehog has had to be put down due to the extent of it injuries.”

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Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 1702 of the 8th November or report anonymously to crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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