Suffolk Constabulary Appeal for Info - Sparrowhawk shot with air pellet & found in Kesgrave area 11 Jan -

Suffolk Constabulary

Police are appealing for information after a Sparrowhawk was shot with an air pellet.

The female Sparrowhawk was found injured along Bell Lane, Kesgrave on the 11th January. The bird was taken to a vet where they confirmed she had been shot with an air pellet. The vet was unable to save her and she had to be put to sleep.

Can you help?

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Suffolk Police quoting crime reference 37/9547/20 via –

Website –

Email – Rural Crime Sergeant Brian Calver 

Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form:

Phone – Call 101

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.


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Police Connect Team


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