Man found guilty of hunting hares with a dog in Derbyshire

A man who was photographed using a dog to hunt and kill hares in the High Peak has been fined £1,500.
The trail of Dean Sheratt, from Wesion Coyney in Stoke-on-Trent took place at Chesterfield Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, July 17.
Distressing Image below
Back in January Sheratt and two others were up on Bleaklow in the High Peak with their lurchers. They were intermittently releasing their dogs to chase the mountain hares and a number were caught and killed. As Section 1 of the Hunting Act 2004 states, it is an offence to hunt a wild mammal with a dog.
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