Berkshire

Maidenhead farm pony was killed with single head shot

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Image caption The pony was in a field near Ockwells Park in Maidenhead

A pony was shot through the head and killed at a farm in Berkshire, police have said.

Thames Valley Police launched a witness appeal after the Shetland was found with a single shot through its head at a farm in Ockwells Road, Maidenhead.

Officers said a .22-calibre rifle could have been used shoot the pony on 29 July

In a statement the force said the land was surrounded by a park and access was "fairly open".

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