Hunting court case adjourned by Peterborough magistrates

Two men accused of hunting offences will appear in court next month after their hearing was adjourned today (Wednesday)

Wednesday, 27th July 2016, 2:16 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th July 2016, 3:19 pm
A fox

The men, from the Fitzwilliam Hunt, were due to appear at Peterborough Magistrates Court today in connection with the allegations, which are said to have happened on New Year’s Day this year.

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However, the case was adjourned to be heard at the court on August 31.

George Adams (64) will face a charge of hunting a wild mammal with dogs, while John Mease (44) faces a charge of hunting a wild mammal with dogs and causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal. The causing suffering count dates back to November 2013, and involves a fox.