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Man cautioned after shooting down bird’s nest with air rifle

PUBLISHED: 06:39 04 August 2018 | UPDATED: 20:13 04 August 2018

The man shot down a nest of house martins on the side of his home in the Lowestoft area Picture: TOM MARSHALL/RSPB

The man shot down a nest of house martins on the side of his home in the Lowestoft area Picture: TOM MARSHALL/RSPB

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Police have seized five guns from a man who used an air rifle to destroy a nest of house martins in the Lowestoft area.

A man has been interviewed and cautioned by police for using an air weapon to shoot down a bird’s nest on the side of his home.

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Rural Crime Suffolk reported the caution late last night, adding that five weapons have been surrendered to the police, and will now be destroyed.

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