Police arrest five people from Sussex and Kent on suspicion of hare coursing in Barnham

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Five people have been arrested in connection with hare coursing in Barnham this morning.

Police were called at 11am to reports of people believed to be hunting with dogs in a field close to Bury Road.

Officers attended the scene and arrested five people on suspicion of hare coursing.

They are a 21-year-old man from Hailsham, East Sussex; a 22-year-old man from Dartford, Kent; an 18-year-old man from near Sittingbourne, Kent; a 21-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy, both from near Ashford, Kent.

They have all been taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre where they will be questioned.


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