Police investigate shooting and killing of '16 point stag' near Llanfair Caereinion

Reporter:

Alice Watkins

DYFED Powys Police are investigating the shooting of a ‘16 point stag’.

Llanfyllin and Llanfair Caereinion Police are investigating a poaching incident which occurred some time between October 22 and 25, where a ‘16 pointer’ wild stag was shot and killed.

The stag was shot in isolated woodland area between Llanerfyl and Talerddig.

A spokesperson for Llanfyllin and Llanfair Caereinion Police, said: “It appears the animal was shot for its head and antlers; the meat and entire body were left behind.”

Llanfyllin Neighbourhood Policing Team tweeted: “A 16 pointer wild stag was shot and killed in isolated woodland between Llanerfyl and Talerddig some time between October 22 - 25. Any information please ring 101.”

Police are currently following a number of leads.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Llanfyllin and Llanfair Caereinion Police on 101.

Email:

alice.watkins@nwn.co.uk

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