Police are on the lookout for two motorcyclists seen using over a seal pup in a seaside village in Norfolk.
They have been noticed on trials bikes late on Friday morning in Seaside Street, Sea Palling, officers stated.
“It is a disturbing incident,” stated PC Thomas Walsh of Norfolk Constabulary.
“It isn’t clear whether or not the seal pup was alive on the time the bikes ran over the pup, however we’ve got an obligation of care to guard the wildlife on our coasts.”
Norfolk’s seashores are among the UK’s most essential websites for the mammals’ pupping season, which usually spans from November to January.
Officers are interesting for data.
“We all the time urge folks to behave responsibly and make sure the seal inhabitants isn’t disturbed and we are going to act towards those that wilfully hurt our wildlife,” PC Walsh added.
Anybody with data ought to contact PC Walsh on 101, quoting reference 495 of three December 2021, or name Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.