An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
Dursley: Cat Shot At Close Range
Police say a cat was shot 'at close range' in Dursley.
Officers say on Saturday (28th March) lunchtime a member of the public found a black and white cat which couldn't move it's back legs in Frederick Thomas Road, Dursley.
They thought the cat had been hit by a car. A vet later discovered that the cat actually had an air pellet lodged in its spine. Police believe it must have been shot at close range and had lost the use of its back legs.
Because the injury was so severe they say it was necessary to put the cat down. Police tell Heart the owners "have lost a dearly loved pet in very distressing circumstances."
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident and to anyone who has further information.
"It's important this person is identified and criminal proceedings brought to prevent him or her repeating this kind of attack."
If you have any information - please call 101 quoting crime reference number 6975/15
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