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Manhunt Launched To Find Who Is Responsible For Acid Attack On Horses

Two horses were left with burnt hair and flesh after they were attacked with acid in Sawtry.

A manhunt has now been launched to find who is responsible for this attack. Cambridgeshire police have issued an appeal for information after they found that the horses had a corrosive substance thrown onto their chests.



The officers who cover the area on duty have issued an appeal on e-cops which said: "Two horses have been attacked this week and have been badly burned by having a caustic substance thrown at them. The vets are currently investigating what the substance is. If you have information regarding this incident, please come forward and give information that may assist the vets with treatment."

Officers are investigating the attack that happened on Gidding Road in Sawtry on January 21st, and are asking for anyone with any information to come forward.

A police spokeswoman said: "Officers are investigating after an incident in Gidding Road, Sawtry on January 21 where two horses were reported to have had a corrosive substance thrown at their chest, causing burning to their flesh and hair.

"This is being treated as an isolated incident. Anyone with any information is urged to call 101 quoting investigation reference 35/4875/19. Alternatively, you can report online at  www.cambs.police.uk/report ."