January 19, 2018 4.01 pm This story is over 53 months old

Hare coursers arrested after Lincolnshire Police drone finds them hiding in drain

They tried and failed to get away.

Two men suspected of hare coursing have been arrested after they were caught hiding in a drain by a Lincolnshire Police drone.

Police received a report of hare coursing from a member of the public in Garwick, Heckington, at just after 9am on Friday, January 19.

Officers pursued the two men in a car and they attempted to get away by taking a bridge then a rail line, before hiding on foot.

Two drones were deployed with dog support on the ground.

One of the drones found the men hiding in a drain in the Swineshead Bridge area.

A dog was also seized.