Woman, 20, arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty at caravan site

Police are seeking witnesses to a crash in Bures on Saturday night Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police are seeking witnesses to a crash in Bures on Saturday night Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A 20-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after the rural policing team and the RSPCA visited a caravan site.

It is understood that a number of animals were seized at the site in Felsted, including a horse, pony, goats, rabbits, chickens and an illegally held African grey parrot.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "A 20-year-old woman from Dunmow was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty following officers attending a site in Felsted on Tuesday, January 28.

"She is currently still in custody."

The RSPCA have been approached for comment.


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