Chickens killed and one impaled in Stanwick attack
A chicken was impaled on a weathervane in an attack which saw four birds killed, police said.
Stanwick Parish Council said the animals were "killed by human perpetrators" at an allotment in Raunds Road, Stanwick, Northamptonshire.
A shed was destroyed in an arson attack and two others were damaged, the council said.
Police said it happened on Friday at "some time between 21:00 BST and 23:50".
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northamptonshire Police.
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service said a crew from Irthlingborough fire station attended the blaze.