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Last Updated: Thursday, 6 May, 2004, 15:26 GMT 16:26 UK
Man arrested over badger baiting
Badger
Ten people were held after a similar raid in April
A man has been arrested on suspicion of taking part in badger baiting after a raid on a house in Lancashire.

Police and RSPCA officers raided a house in the Todmorden Road area of Bacup on Thursday.

They seized property and removed two dogs, which are now in the care of RSPCA officers.

It follows a similar raid in Barnoldswick on 25 April in which 10 people were arrested on suspicion of cruelty to animals.

In that case, officers were tipped off by a member of the public.

The man is being held at a police station in east Lancashire on suspicion of animal cruelty.


SEE ALSO:
Ten arrested over badger baiting
26 Apr 04  |  Lancashire
Fears over badger baiting
03 Feb 04  |  England
Badger protection plea
08 Dec 03  |  Scotland


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