Deer killed and butchered in Hawksworth Wood Leeds

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A Deer was killed and then butchered in Hawksworth Wood.

West Yorkshire Police's Wildlife and Rural Crime Team posted about the incident on Facebook.

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They said the incident took place some time on Friday.

Killing deer is illegal unless you have the permission of the landowner.

You also need a licence to kill deer during the closed season and at night time all year round.

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The wildlife and rural crime team said they had also dealt with 28 other incidents involving animals across West Yorkshire over the past 24 hours.

If you know anything about this incident then contact police on 101, quoting crime number 13190176877.