News | Man Seen Trying To Catch Ducks | Andover & VillagesPolice are asking the public to be vigilant about protecting local wildlife after a suspicious incident was reported in Andover.

At around 2pm on Saturday, May 14, a man was seen trying to lure and catch ducks at Anton Lakes. He was challenged by a member of the public.

The man is described as being around 6ft tall, with dark skin and spoke with a foreign accent.

In February this year, a butchered swan was found at the same location which had been killed and used for food.

PC Steve Rogerson, of Hampshire Constabulary’s Country Watch team, said: “It is an offence under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 to kill, injure or take any wild bird.

“This is a busy location and so we are asking the public to be vigilant in protecting our local wildlife.”

Anyone who sees anything suspicious involving local wildlife is asked to call 101

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