Police investigating serious offence against horse release e-fit

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Police have released an image of a young man wanted in connection with a serious crime against a horse.

It happened in a field off Nettleton Chase, in Gawthorpe at around 5pm on Tuesday, September 3.

The suspect is described as a white boy aged between 15 and 20 years old.

He is around 5ft 4ins to 5ft 5ins tall, of plump build, with thick, dark, wavy hair.

He has a round, clean shaven face.

Officers believe the suspect was wearing a grey T-shirt and jogging bottoms at the time of the offence.

Anyone with information should contact the North West neighbourhood police team on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.