Niddrie Mains Road: Animal charity investigating after reports of a group deliberately killing a hedgehog on an Edinburgh street

The Scottish SPCA are investigating after receiving a report of a group of youths allegedly killing a small animal on an Edinburgh street.

Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 5:52 pm
Updated Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 5:53 pm

The charity was sent a video that has been posted across social media showing a group deliberately attacking a hedgehog on Niddrie Mains Road.

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Scottish SPCA senior inspector John Toule said: ‘We can confirm we collected a deceased hedgehog from the Niddrie Mains Road area of Edinburgh on 20 July.

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Niddrie Mains Road: Animal charity investigating after reports of a group deliberately killing a hedgehog on an Edinburgh street

‘As this is an ongoing investigation we are unable to comment further at this time.’

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