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Havering’s award winning officer rescues trapped muntjac deer in Romford

14:30 21 April 2014

PC Anthony Kiddle rescued the muntjac deer

PC Anthony Kiddle rescued the muntjac deer

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Havering’s award-winning wildlife crime officer came to the rescue again, this time freeing a distressed muntjac deer caught in a metal fence.

The deer was in distress, before running off into the woods once it was freedThe deer was in distress, before running off into the woods once it was freed

PC Anthony Kiddle attended Orange Tree Hill, in Romford, on Thursday morning after two response team officers spotted a muntjac deer trapped in a metal bar fence.

The deer was in some distress and had rubbed its fur from its body in an effort to release itself.

Response Team officers called PC Kiddle for assistance at about 8am, and utilising a hydraulic ram they were able to spread the bars apart and release the grateful animal, who then darted off into the local woods.

The deer was unharmed apart from the missing fur.

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Havering wildlife crime officer receives met-wide award for work

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