Thames Valley Police have arrested twelve men within a week in the South Oxon and Vale area on suspicion of hunting act offences.
Four men were arrested
and their vehicle and five dogs seized in Longcot, Faringdon.
aged 72, 58, 47 and 23 from Pontypool, were arrested on Sunday (26/10) at 7am,
on suspicion of illegal hare coursing on farmland in Longcot. The men have been
released on police bail until 1 December 2014.
Three men were arrested in
Cholsey on Friday (24/10) at 1.20pm, on suspicion of illegal hare coursing on
farmland in Blewbury. One man age 36 from Surrey, and two men aged 29 and 21
from Wokingham, have been bailed until 29 November 2014.
Two men aged 20
and 22 from Reading were also arrested on Friday (24/10) at 3.25pm, on suspicion
of illegal hare coursing in Woodcote on (24/10). Both men have been bailed until
29 November 2014.
Three men were arrested in Marcham, Abingdon. Two men
aged 35 and 31 from Abingdon, and a 34 year old man from Sunningwell, were
arrested on Wednesday (22/10) at 11.14pm, on suspicion of illegal hare coursing
on farmland in Marcham. The men have all been bailed until 28 November