Five men charged for alleged hare coursing in Ixworth

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Five men have been charged in connection with a hare coursing incident which took place in Ixworth.

The men, all from the Ashford area of Kent, are alleged to have carried out the illegal activity at around 11am on October 5 in the village.

John Adams, 21, Henry Stanford, 23, and Paul Bristow, 24, all of Chilmington Green, Great Chart, were charged with daytime trespass in pursuit of game along with Douglas Smith, 26, of Egerton Road, Charing Heath, and Sam Collins, 19, of Bethersden.

They have been bailed to appear at West Suffolk Magistrates' Court on Tuesday 30 December.

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