Shock as large log set on fire and placed at entrance of badger sett in Leeds

Residents have been left in shock after a large log was set on fire and placed at the entrance of a badger sett in Leeds.

Saturday, 13th March 2021, 4:45 pm

Wildlife officers said they had dealt with the incident in the LS12 area.

A large log had been dragged to the entrance of a badger sett and set on fire, police said.

They did not reveal the exact location of the offence to protect the sett.

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Residents have been left in shock after a large log was set on fire and placed at the entrance of a badger sett in Leeds.

West Yorkshire Police - Wildlife & Rural Crime said: "Officer have dealt with an incident where a large log has been dragged to the entrance of a badger sett in the LS12 area and then set the on fire.

"Crime number 13210122099.

"Anyone with any information about this incident or any similar interference with a badger sett please call 101 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.

"As always to protect the sett we will not provide the exact location."

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