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UPDATED: Arrests made as part of animal cruelty investigation

UPDATE issued: Wednesday, 30 August 2017

All five people arrested have been rebailed until September 2017.

Police investigating reports of animal cruelty at a kennel in Herefordshire have arrested five people. The arrests are in connection with an alleged offence in May 2016.

On 28 May 2016, a 37-year-old man and 27-year-old woman, both from Hereford, were arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty.

On 2 June 2016, a 37-year-old man from Abergavenny was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty.

On 5 August 2016, a 53-year-old woman from Abergavenny was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty.

On 12 August 2016, 45-year-old man from Powys was arrested on suspicion of cruelty to animals.

All the arrested people have been bailed until the end of September while investigations continue.

This morning, five search warrants were executed at properties in Herefordshire and Abergavveny and five other people will be voluntarily interviewed as part of the investigation.

Update issued:Wednesday 30 August 2017  Helen Blake, Corporate Communications

Published 30/08/17