Conviction For Stolen Sheep
Date of alert:
Friday, 10 February 2023
Hartley Crouch of Cottesmore Road, Ashwell, was recently convicted of theft after he stole a sheep, skinned it and fed it to hounds at a hunt.
The 23-year-old was working as a whipper-in for the Pytchley Hunt on March 13, 2022, when he shot dead a hunt member’s sheep, after which he skinned it and fed it to hounds.
For this, Crouch was immediately fired from his position in the hunt and the incident was reported to Northamptonshire Police.