Animal Cruelty on Campus: Two children, ages 11 and 12, were arrested

Animal Cruelty on Campus: Two children, ages 11 and 12, were arrested

Two boys, aged 11 and 12, have been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty for causing the deaths of several animals after breaking into their habitat on a university campus in London, England.

Peter Bramall, principal of Cappel Manor College, said on Tuesday: “This has been a horrific episode and my thanks go to the dedicated team of staff who worked tirelessly on Sunday and Monday to remediate and restore the damage left by the intruders.” According to what was reported by “The Independent”.

The London Metropolitan Police were called to the college campus in Gunnersbury Park, where it is believed that many animals were killed and their habitats damaged, after they were raided, according to the British newspaper.

“Officers attended the scene and viewed CCTV footage. Police confirmed to British media that a forensic assessment had also been carried out, without specifying how many animals had been killed or in what manner.

The police force also did not indicate what type of animals were the victims of the two young men, who could have been handcuffed after investigation on suspicion of animal cruelty and robbery.

Due to their age, their identities have not been revealed.

The college will care for 1,000 different animals, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates, in its zoos, its farm and at its various campuses in London, we can read about its animal management programme.

In passing, the director of the institution issued a call to everyone to find the barn owl, named Shiraz, who had escaped from her barn during the incident.

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