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Six men plead guilty to illegal hare coursing

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Six men plead guilty to illegal hare coursing

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Tuesday, 28 June 2022

Bedfordshire Constabulary

Dead hares were paraded through the streets of nearby Bedford.
Six men have received Criminal Behaviour Orders after pleading guilty to attending and participating in a hare coursing event near Biggleswade.

The upsetting scenes generated public outcry on social media as dead hares were paraded through the streets of nearby Bedford.

The incident took place on November 10, when over 100 men attended an illegal hare coursing event between Great Barford, Ravensden and Blunham which had been organised as part of a funeral procession.

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