Appeal for information following death of swans in Wellingborough


Police officers are appealing for information following the death of four swans on the River Nene at The Embankment in Wellingborough.

The swans are suspected to have been killed sometime overnight between Monday, November 22, and Tuesday, November 23, and at this time, officers are treating the deaths as deliberate.

Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant Gina O’Connor-Frisby, said: “I know there is concern in the local community regarding the death of these swans and we are working with our partners at the RSPCA and North Northants Council to ascertain how they were killed.

“In the meantime, members of the public are welcome to approach our neighbourhood officers in the local area if they have any concerns or information they wish to pass on.”

If people have any information which could assist our officers with their enquiries, call us on 101 and quote incident number 21000683009.