Gloucester boys arrested in swan theft case
- 6 August 2013
- From the section Gloucestershire
Two 16-year-old boys have been arrested in Gloucestershire on suspicion of stealing a swan and attempting to take another.
It follows a number of videos uploaded to YouTube which detectives believe show potential offences under the Wildlife and Countryside Act.
Police visited two Gloucester addresses on Friday and arrested the boys.
Mobile phones and computers were also seized in the operation. Both boys were later released on bail.