Norfolk

Boys arrested after chickens killed in Eaton Park

Eaton Park Image copyright N Chadwick/Geograph
Image caption The birds were seen being attacked in Eaton Park

A 12-year-old boy and two 15-year-olds are being questioned by police after two chickens were killed in a Norwich park.

The bantam chickens are believed to have been stolen from a nearby garden and then taken to Eaton Park.

The birds were seen being attacked at about 07:00 BST and police called.

Norfolk Police said the three boys were arrested in Rugge Drive, Norwich, on suspicion of animal cruelty. Officers are keen to speak to witnesses.

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Image caption Police arrested the boys in Rugge Drive, Norwich

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