WARNING! Snares in Workington, Cumbria

People in Cumbria are being warned by police to watch out for illegally placed snares when walking their dogs.

The plastic green-coated snares, which are believed to be homemade, were discovered on a section of land at Derwent Howe, Workington.

Cumbria County Council, which owns the land, had not given permission for the placement of the snares – a legal requirement.

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