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


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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