Three swans shot in Thamesmead: Appeal for help

An appeal has been launched after three swans were shot with ball bearings in Thamesmead.

The incidents occurred on 31st October at Southmere Lake.

Southmere lake

All three are now recovery at swan sanctuary.

Anyone with information or any witnesses can help by calling 101 and quoting CAD 4259/02Nov

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John Smith

I've lived in south east London most of my life growing up in Greenwich borough and working in the area for many years. The site has contributors on occasion and we cover many different topics. Living and working in the area offers an insight into what is happening locally.

3 thoughts on “Three swans shot in Thamesmead: Appeal for help

  • November 2, 2021 at 6:04 pm

    Hope they catch the deranged culprits. If they are shooting animals they’ll be shouting humans next!

  • November 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Seriously,, WTF is happening to our local area? Fireworks being thrown, Police hurt, along with another stabbing in Woolwich, and now three harmless swans being shot. This all getting beyond a joke… 😡😢

  • November 3, 2021 at 7:04 pm

    I could not agree with you more @ Plumstead Resident. on both your comments.


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