Reward offered after pigs shot with crossbow

Blythburgh pig injured by crossbow

Blythburgh pig injured by crossbow


A reward is being offered following an incident in Blythburgh where a number of pigs were shot with a crossbow.

The incident occurred sometime between 11.30am on November 29 and 9.30am the following day (November 30) in a field near to the water tower on the B1123.

Three pigs were found alive but with arrows still imbedded in them, while two further pigs are believed to have been killed and stolen.

A local man, who wishes to remain anonymous, has offered a £500 reward that has been matched by the farmer of the pigs.

The £1,000 reward is on offer to anyone who supplies information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever was responsible for the incident.

If anyone has any information they are asked to contact PC Mark Bryant on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

For all the latest news see Thursday’s (December 19) Echo.




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