Abingdon man found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to a goose
Date of alert:
Tuesday, 16 May 2023
Thames Valley Police
A man has been found guilty of killing a goose and walking away with it.
Mark Flintham, 54, of Lock House, Abingdon Lock, was convicted of one count of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.
The incident, which occurred in Abbey Meadows on 10 August, was investigated by Thames Valley Police's rural crime taskforce.
Flintham is due to appear for sentencing at Oxford Magistrates' Court on 18 May.
He initially pleaded not guilty, but was found guilty by the court at a hearing earlier.