Hatfield park ‘kitten throwing’: Police satisfied no offence occurred

PUBLISHED: 16:19 31 May 2019 | UPDATED: 16:32 31 May 2019

Millwards Park, Hatfield.
Picture: Google Street View

Millwards Park, Hatfield. Picture: Google Street View


An officer from the Welwyn Hatfield South Safer Neighbourhood Team is satisfied no criminal offence occurred after reports of children throwing kittens in Millwards Park, Hatfield.

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The officer visited the children and their parents at their home address to discuss the May 23 report with them and conduct a welfare check on the two kittens - who were seen to be healthy and well-cared for.

Following a discussion with the children, it was established that on May 23 they were handing the kittens to one another for safety reasons, due to a dog being in the near vicinity.

The officer was satisfied that no criminal offences had occurred and no further action will be taken.

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