Two females kicked and killed hedgehog after shouting "kick it, drop it" in West Yorkshire

Two females kicked and killed a hedgehog after shouting expletives at it in West Yorkshire, police said.

Thursday, 16th September 2021, 3:15 pm
Updated Thursday, 16th September 2021, 3:16 pm

On September 10 at around 11pm, the females were spotted in a ginnel off Westfield Street, Heckmondwike.

They were seen to kick at the hedgehog.

The pair were also heard shouting "kick it, drop it, kick the spikey f***".

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They were seen to kick at the hedgehog.

Sadly, the vet was unable to save the animal, the West Yorkshire Wildlife and Rural Crime Team said.

Officers have now launched an appeal for information.

Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting crime number 13210467142.