31 August 2001

Air-gun attack on herd

POLICE are investigating after 12 cattle were peppered with air-gun pellets at Park Corner Farm at Sapperton, nr Cirencester, Glos.

One cow was shot in the nose and another in the udder. Farmer Jeremy Hoskins said: "I think whoever did this is just sick in the head. It is absolutely disgusting."

A Gloucestershire police spokesman said: "We would appeal for anyone with information regarding this incident to contact us immediately." &#42