Crookhall Cat Put Down After Air Rifle Shooting

25 April 2017, 10:08 | Updated: 25 April 2017, 10:12

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A cat has been put to sleep by vets, after being shot with an air rifle in County Durham

Police believe the pet was attacked between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon in the Crookhall area.

At this stage, officers say they're unsure whether it was an intentional shooting or not.

Anyone with any information about what happened is asked to contact PC 2871 Price, on the 101 non-emergency number.