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An animal charity is appealing for information after dead rabbit was found in a brick-filled bag in a lake.

Animals Lost and Found in Kent reported the discovery after being called to Brooklands Lake in Dartford this morning.

The charity posted: "We were alerted to a deceased animal in a pet carrier filled with bricks this morning. We attended as soon as we could.

A dead rabbit, whose image was blurred out by the charity, was found in a brick-filled bag in Brooklands Lakes, Dartford. Picture: Animals Lost and Found
A dead rabbit, whose image was blurred out by the charity, was found in a brick-filled bag in Brooklands Lakes, Dartford. Picture: Animals Lost and Found

"Upon attending a passer by explained they saw something floating on the water that didn’t look right so fished it out and saw it was an animal inside a pet carrier.

"Upon further inspection we saw that there was a large black and white rabbit inside along with a couple of bricks. We have checked the rabbit for a chip, but no chip was found."

They say CCTV is being checked in the area.

Brooklands Lakes, Dartford. Picture: Animals Lost and Found (12639296)
Brooklands Lakes, Dartford. Picture: Animals Lost and Found (12639296)

Anyone with information is advised to contact police on 101 quoting reference number:19-0319.

Escaped animals, unusual finds and news from the RSPCA can all be found here.

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