A mum has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty for allegedly killing then consuming her daughter’s pet hamster in change for crack cocaine. Horrific video footage of the alleged incident has been posted on-line.
It was uploaded to Fb and the 39-year-old lady is proven first apparently killing the poor creature that belonged to her daughter, then placing it in her mouth and swallowing it, reviews WalesOnline. Police have confirmed a girl from Grantham in Lincolnshire was arrested on Thursday as a part of an RSPCA investigation.
A Lincolnshire Police spokesperson stated: “We’ve arrested a 39-year-old lady on suspicion of cruelty to animals following a distressing video which was posted on social media depicting an act involving a hamster. The Grantham lady was arrested by our officers yesterday (June 23) following an investigation led by the RSPCA.
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“She has been launched below investigation, and we are going to proceed to assist the RSPCA with their investigation.”
In the meantime an RSPCA spokesperson stated: “That is an especially upsetting video and we’d wish to reassure the general public that we’re investigating and dealing intently with the police. Please don’t name us about this video, until you will have first hand details about the incident which might help an investigation, because it might cease emergency calls about animals in want getting via to us.
“In case you see this video on social media please report it to the platform instantly. Please don’t share it or touch upon it because it will increase the probabilities of different individuals seeing it and being distressed.”