Animal cruelty

Horrific pictures show suffering of exotic species kept by unlicensed Preston animal trader

These were the grisly scenes that met police and animal welfare inspectors at a Tarleton farm and a home in Hesketh Bank.

Bradley Tomes, 24, of Moss Lane, Hesketh Bamk, has been banned for five years from keeping or trading animals, and also got 20 weeks in jail, suspended for 12 months, and 120 hours unpaid work.

Gruesome finds awaited police and animal inspectors
Gruesome finds awaited police and animal inspectors
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Bradley Tomes, 24, of Moss Lane,  Hesketh Bamk, has been banned for five years from keeping or trading animals
Bradley Tomes, 24, of Moss Lane, Hesketh Bamk, has been banned for five years from keeping or trading animals
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Tomes also got 20 weeks in jail, suspended for 12 months
Tomes also got 20 weeks in jail, suspended for 12 months
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He was also ordered to perform 120 hours unpaid work
He was also ordered to perform 120 hours unpaid work
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