More than ten incidents in 24 hours involving animals in West Yorkshire as birds nest destroyed

A Little Plover nest has been destroyed in West Yorkshire - one of more than ten incidents involving animals in less than 24 hours.

Saturday, 11th July 2020, 11:45 am
Updated Saturday, 11th July 2020, 12:08 pm

Police said there had been 11 incidents between Thursday and Friday which involved animals across the West Yorkshire area.

Officers dealt with an incident in the Wakefield area where a Little Plover nest had been destroyed.

The Little ringed plover nests on bare gravel around flooded gravel pits, sandy riverbanks and reservoirs.

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Anyone with information should contact police quoting crime reference 13200342044

Three other incidents are still in the process of being dealt with, police said.