Bat rescued by police after it was found clinging to wall in daytime
Date of alert:
Wednesday, 21 September 2022
Thames Valley Police
A BAT had to be rescued by police after it was found clinging to wall in Faringdon.
The brown Pipistrelle was in difficulty as it was exposed during daytime.
Officers from the TVP Rural Crime Taskforce have completed training to help deal with offences against wildlife.
TVP South Oxon and VOWH tweeted that the bat was just "in need of a little help!"
If you come across a bat in any of the following situations, it needs help:
- It's on the ground or floor
- It's exposed during the day (e.g. on an external wall)