Deer shot and killed in Leeds one of more than 20 animal related crimes in 24 hours

A deer has been shot and killed in Leeds, police said.

Monday, 13th July 2020, 8:57 am
Updated Monday, 13th July 2020, 8:58 am

The animal was killed in the North Leeds area at the weekend according to West Yorkshire Police - Wildlife & Rural Crime.

The incident was one of more than 20 involving animals in less than 24 hours.

Anyone with information should contact police quoting crime number 13200348441.

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West Yorkshire Police - Wildlife & Rural Crime posted: "In the last 24 hours there have been 20 incidents involving animals across the force area.

"A deer was shot in the Leeds 17 area.

"Crime recorded for killing a deer out of season crime number 13200348441.

"There were no other reports."