Man pleads guilty to having pig untethered in Norwich
PUBLISHED: 16:55 09 August 2018 | UPDATED: 17:58 09 August 2018
A man has pleaded guilty to having a pig untethered and loose on a public highway.
Police were called after Thomas Murphy-Hankin, 26, was being abusive on Prince of Wales Road, Norwich.
Officers found a pig on the loose and a dog dangerously out of control.
Murphy-Hankin, appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court via videolink on Thursday (August 9) when he admitted being the owner of a pig which was found straying on a highway, an offence under section 155 of the Highways Act 1980.
He also admitted disorderly behaviour on August 8 but denied being the owner of a dog which was dangerously out of control.
The case was adjourned until August 31.
Murphy-Hankin, of no fixed address, was granted bail on the condition that he does not enter Prince of Wales Road.