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