Warning: Contains image of bird shot.

A Sparrowhawk has been found shot dead in Keyingham.

Humberside Police are appealing for information about the shooting, which appears to have been by a shotgun.

Police suspect the shooting happened on, or around, the 16th of October near the quarry and Boyes lane in Keyingham.

Humberside Police said:

We treat the persecution of birds of prey as a wildlife crime and will fully investigate all such incidents.

What to do?

If you have any information about this incident and can help with their enquiries please call 101 quoting Log 175 17/10/17

Sparrowhawk shot dead in Keyingham
Police released this image of the bird shot in the incident.