Man arrested over badger baiting
6 May 2004 - BBC News
has been arrested on suspicion of taking part in badger baiting
after a raid on a house in Lancashire.
Police and RSPCA officers raided a house in the Todmorden Road
area of Bacup on Thursday.
They seized property and removed two dogs, which are now in the
care of RSPCA officers.
It follows a similar raid in Barnoldswick on 25 April in which 10
people were arrested on suspicion of cruelty to animals.
In that case, officers were tipped off by a member of the public.
The man is being held at a police station in east Lancashire on
suspicion of animal cruelty.
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