Lincolnshire Police issue dispersal order for county after rise in hare coursing incidents
Lincolnshire Police have issued a dispersal order across the county following an increase in hare coursing offences.
During the past three months officers have received more than 1,000 reports of hare coursing incidents, compared to 1,048 for the full season last year.
Under the order, any suspected hare coursers will be required to leave the county.
The order is in place from 8am on Thursday, February 11, for 24 hours. Any person returning to the county faces arrest.
Anyone who sees hare coursing taking place is asked to contact us immediately on 999 and provide officers with a description of the people involved, any registration numbers and vehicle descriptions and the location and direction of travel.
Its important people don’t confront people hare coursing or put themselves at risk.