Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Shopper's 'disgust' at Havant Tesco magpie

Magpie in Tesco Image copyright Raquel Burchell
Image caption Shoppers claimed the magpie was eating raw meat

An adventurous magpie shocked shoppers at a Tesco store when it flew inside and started pecking at packets of meat.

The flying food filcher was spotted in the supermarket on Solent Road in Havant, Hampshire, on Wednesday.

One shopper, Raquel Burchell, said: "It was disgusting. Its beak was in the packets eating raw meat. It was horrible."

Tesco said the magpie had been safely released from the store.

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