Three lurcher dogs maul and kill deer at golf club as police appeal to trace owner

Police said a deer was mauled and killed at a golf club by three lurcher dogs - as they launched an appeal to trace the owner.

Sunday, 16th May 2021, 7:00 am

The Wildlife and Rural Crime team said a hunting with dogs offence had been recorded after three lurcher type dogs killed the deer at Huddersfield Golf Club, near Rastrick at around 4pm on May 7.

The dogs differed in colour - two were beige and one dark tan, police said.

Police are now appealing to trace a white man aged over 50 with a bald/shaven head seen in the area.

The Wildlife and Rural Crime team said a hunting with dogs offence had been recorded after three lurcher type dogs killed the deer

Anyone with information should ring 101 quoting crime reference number 13210228601.