Fox tied to car dragged through Hastings town centre

Officers are investigating an incident where a fox was tied to the rear of a black car that was being driven around Hastings.

Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 10:14 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 5:31 pm

Police received a report on Monday afternoon (January 15) that a car emerging from Castle Hill onto the A2101 Queen’s Road, Hastings, at 3.30pm had been seen with a black bag tied to its rear bumper.

On closer inspection, according to police, the bag was found to contain the body of a dead fox.

Police said the driver was unaware the fox had been tied to their vehicle before they were notified by a member of the public who called police.

Sussex Police

A Hastings Police spokesman said: “We are aware of an incident involving a fox being dragged behind a vehicle in Hastings town centre yesterday afternoon.

“Officers are investigating an incident where an unsuspected driver was notified about a fox being tied to the rear of their vehicle that was being driven in Hastings.

“The driver of the black car was informed by a member of the public who also called us.”

If you have any information, please call police on 101 quoting incident 797 of 14/01/19.

Police said a car was seen with a black bag tied to its rear bumper, which on closer inspection was found to contain the body of a dead fox

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