Badger found dead in Hayfield snare

Derbyshire Constabulary Wildlife Officer say a dead babdger has been found in a snare in Hayfield
Derbyshire Constabulary Wildlife Officer say a dead babdger has been found in a snare in Hayfield

A badger has been found dead in a snare on farm land in Hayfield.

The Derbyshire Constabulary Wildlife Officer said: “The snare that was used was a legal free running snare that looks like it had been tampered with to make it self locking. This offence was not on or near any Moor Lands.”

A couple of years ago the police investigated a very similar snaring of a badger in the Hayfield area set on a footpath of National Trust Land.

If anyone has any information about this please call 101 and quote crime Number 18*154722.