Police appeal to Bridlington dog owners as deer is injured in chase at Queensgate

Dog owners are being urged to keep their pets under control after a deer was injured while being chased.

Monday, 17th May 2021, 8:10 am
Updated Monday, 17th May 2021, 8:31 am
Police in Bridlington say the wild animal was found lying on the ground last Friday, having hit its head on some fencing after being chased by a dog at the rugby ground at Queensgate. Police in Bridlington say the wild animal was found lying on the ground last Friday, having hit its head on some fencing after being chased by a dog at the rugby ground at Queensgate.

Police in Bridlington say the wild animal was found lying on the ground last Friday, having hit its head on some fencing after being chased by a dog at the rugby ground at Queensgate. They said the deer is now recovering after being rescued.

“There have been lots of sightings of some young deer just lately in Bridlington, especially around the Queensgate park and rugby ground areas,” posted officers on social media.

“We had a deer that had been chased by a dog at the rugby ground and was dazed. It was laid out having hit its head on some fencing.

“Please keep dogs under control and just be on the lookout for wildlife in the area before letting dogs exercise.

“You never know what you will find in the area. Thank you to all who have helped Patrol Team Two today.”