Badger cub found dead in Hampshire park with its teeth knocked out after after ‘significant blunt force trauma’ injury

A BADGER cub has been found dead in a Hampshire park with ‘significant blunt trauma force’ injuries to its head.

Thursday, 18th April 2019, 9:47 am
Updated Thursday, 18th April 2019, 9:52 am
Hampshire police have asked for anyone with information on the badger cub's death to come forward

Police have launched an appeal after the animal was discovered in Calthorpe Park in Fleet, near Church Crookham on Monday. 

An officer said the animal was hit so hard its teeth had been knocked out. 

PC Vincent Lane said: ‘A dead badger cub has been located on Calthorpe Park in Church Crookham with what appears to be significant blunt force trauma injuries to its head, knocking its teeth out.

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Hampshire police have asked for anyone with information on the badger cub's death to come forward

‘If anyone has any information on this please call me on 101 quoting incident number 768 of 15/04/19.’ 

 

The entrance to Calthorpe Park, near Fleet. Picture: Google Street View