Dumped guinea pigs found by police are rehomed

The guinea pigs that were found dumped in woodland at Heysham.
The guinea pigs that were found dumped in woodland at Heysham.
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Police checking an area of Heysham Moss for arsonists found a guinea pig dumped in a cardboard box.

A local resident said she had seen a man moments before walking down the same lane and returning empty handed.

Whilst talking with the resident on Meldon Road on Sunday, a dog walker approached after coming from the same footpath and asked if police had been looking for a white hamster.

Officers then discovered a second guinea pig had also been dumped.

The guinea pigs were subsequently rehomed.