A cat has lost an eye following an act of animal cruelty in Ledbury.

Police are investigating after the incident, which took place last week on an area of the trail path near Oatley’s Terrace.

Ledbury police are asking any members of the public who may have information about the incident to get in touch.

“A ball bearing was recovered during the operation and police are appealing for any information,” said a spokesperson for West Mercia Police.

Officers are asking anyone with information to email ledbury.snt@westmercia.police.uk