Highlands & Islands

Two red deer stags 'poached' on Lewis

Police have appealed for information after suspicions two red deer stags have been taken by poachers on the Western Isles.

Remains of the animals have been found in the South Lochs area of Pairc on the Isle of Lewis.

The season has not yet opened for shooting deer.

Police Scotland said it was thought that the stags were poached overnight on Monday and Tuesday.

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