A second man has been questioned by police in connection with an incident in which dead animals were left outside a shop in Broughton.

As previously reported, police received reports that around 50 dead hares, a kestrel and a barn owl were found outside Broughton Community Shop in High Street on the morning of Friday, March 15.

Officers from the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Country Watch Team have been following various lines of enquiry as part of the investigation.

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A 37-year-old man from Totton was arrested on Thursday, March 28, on suspicion of a number of offences, including criminal damage, wildlife and firearms offences.

He was subsequently released on police bail with conditions until Friday, June 28, pending further enquiries.

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On Tuesday, April 9, a 27-year-old man from Hythe attended a police station on a voluntary basis and was interviewed under caution. He remains under investigation.

Officers continue to investigate the circumstances of this incident.

Anyone who has any further information that may help enquiries is asked to contact police on 101, quoting the reference number 44240111410, or via website.