A cat has been injured after being shot with air pellets in Bricket Wood.

The incident took place in the Rowan Close area between Friday, September 1, and Monday, September 4.

The "nasty injuries" included a displaced hip, with the animal now requiring surgery.

Hertfordshire police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.


PC Joanna Busch said: "Our enquiries are continuing, and I am urging anyone with information to please come forward.

“The cat was taken to the vets and suffered some nasty injuries, including a displaced hip, and now requires surgery.

“Did you see what happened, or have any further information to assist our investigation?

"Please email me with any information at joanna.busch@herts.police.uk.”

Information can also be reported online at www.herts.police.uk/ro/report or by calling the police's non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/71054/23.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.