youths ran over cat,
then played football with it
shocked resident in Burnham-On-Sea has told police how he saw
a group of youths run over a cat with a car and then start playing
football with its body.
resident - who has asked to remain anonymous - told police how
the white-coloured animal was run over in Stoddens Road at around
1am last Thursday (July 1st) by a Renault Clio containing three
stopping the vehicle, they then began kicking the animal along
the road as though it were a ball, even though it was unclear
whether the animal was fully dead at the time.
Police Inspector Roger Tolley said this week the incident was
a "despicable" act and he urged anyone who saw the incident
to call Burnham Police via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
resident says the men were believed to be aged in their late teens
or early 20s.