Police investigating cat found dead this morning

PUBLISHED: 15:12 15 February 2018 | UPDATED: 15:19 15 February 2018

The sign showing people towards Hatfield Road from the Alban Way.

The sign showing people towards Hatfield Road from the Alban Way.

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Police are investigating the discovery of a dead cat found this morning in a suburban street.

The animal’s body has now been removed by police from where it was discovered in Hatfield Road, St Albans.

A spokesperson from Herts police said: “We can confirm today we received a report regarding the body of a cat on Hatfield Road, St Albans, that had been found in circumstances requiring further investigation.

“Enquiries are still in the early stages and we are working to establish the potential cause of death.

“If anyone has any further information that could assist us with our investigation, please email PC James Horn on james.horn@herts.pnn.police.uk, call 101 quoting ISR 149 of February 15, report online at www.herts.police.uk/report or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

It is not yet known if this is connected to a series of cat killings in Croydon and the Home Counties.

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