OFFICERS investigating an incident where a chicken was stolen from a farm and killed have charged a 15-year-old boy.
The teenager, from Shirebrook, has been charged with theft and animal cruelty. He is due to appear at Chesterfield Youth Court this morning (Tuesday, February 28).
A chicken was stolen from a farm off Langwith Road, Shirebrook, on Friday, January 6. It was taken to a nearby leisure centre and killed.