Horses and cow killed near Tideswell: Man charged

Field in Monk's Dale
Image caption The horses were kept in a field near Tideswell

A 51-year-old Derbyshire man has been charged in connection with the shooting of two horses and a cow.

John Tibbles, from Ladycroft Avenue in Buxton, will appear at North East Derbyshire and Dales Magistrates' Court in Chesterfield on Monday.

Police were called to the Monk's Dale area, near Tideswell, on Saturday evening after reports that three animals had been killed.

Two other horses in the same field were unharmed in the incident.

Police said they recovered a gun during their investigation.

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