Police appeal after buzzard found shot in North York Moors National Park

APPEAL FOR INFORMATION FROM CLEVELAND POLICE, 17th May 2018:

SHOT RAPTOR APPEAL

At some point on Friday 4th May between 1pm – 6pm a buzzard was shot near to Lockwood Beck Reservoir in East Cleveland.

The buzzard had received serious wounds to its legs and unfortunately had to be put to sleep by a local vet.

We are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at the time and seen person / persons / vehicles acting suspiciously.

Please contact Police on 101 quoting event no: SE18078559 and for the attention of PC Ward 542

ENDS

Lockwood Beck Reservoir is in the North York Moors National Park:

4 thoughts on “Police appeal after buzzard found shot in North York Moors National Park”

  1. Recent suspicious dead carcasses found on managed grouse moorland adjacent to the reservoir is very suspicious..

  2. Good to see Cleveland Police getting the appeal for info out promptly.
    Other forces should take note.

  3. APPEAL FOR INFORMATION FROM CLEVELAND POLICE, 17th May 2018:

    At some point on Friday 4th May between 1pm – 6pm a buzzard was shot near to Lockwood Beck Reservoir in East Cleveland.”

    Why the long wait between crime and appeal, she asked rhetorically.

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