Police think duck found dead near Chesterfield was 'killed with catapult'

Police think a duck found dead near Chesterfield was ‘killed with catapult’.

Saturday, 7th December 2019, 3:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th December 2019, 10:07 am

Officers are appealing for more information after the duck was discovered at Grassmoor Country Park on December 4. A spokesperson for Derbyshire Police said: “It looks like it had been killed by a blow to the head, possibly caused by a small ball bearing from a catapult. If anyone knows of anyone using a catapult call 101 and ask to speak to PC 2581.”

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

It is thought the duck was killed with a catapult.