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Man charged by police investigating claims a swan was beheaded at a Tonbridge park

29 March 2014
by Anna Young

A man has been charged with killing two wild birds. 

Hasan Fidan, of Bridge Close, Tonbridge, was arrested by officers investigating claims a swan was decapitated at Bennetts Lake.

Police were called to the town’s beauty spot, in Powder Mills, between 4pm and 4.30pm, last Tuesday.

Police car. Library image

Police car. Library image

The 46-year-old was arrested yesterday (Friday), by the Rural Partnership Team.

He has been charged with two counts of killing a wild bird and theft of a wild animal. He has been bailed to appear before Sevenoaks Magistrates’ Court on Friday, May 16.

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