Cheshire news Dog walkers warned after suspected rat poison found lining streets MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - Rat poison is highly toxic in dogs and can cause internal bleeding, kidney failure and organ damage if ingested

Cheshire news Dog walkers warned after suspected rat poison found lining streets MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - Rat poison is highly toxic in dogs and can cause internal bleeding, kidney failure and organ damage if ingested

Cheshire news  Dog walkers warned after suspected rat poison found lining streets MetiNews.Com
13 January 2021 - 12:30

Breaking News ! Police have warned dog walkers in one part of Cheshire to be vigilant due to suspected rat poison being left on streets. Officers from Cheshire Constabulary's Birchfield Police branch in Widnes said the suspected rat poison was used on Rock Lane, the path along Widnes Cemetery and Crematorium and on Upton Lane. Rat poison is highly toxic in dogs and can cause internal bleeding, kidney failure and organ damage if ingested. On Facebook, officers from Birchfield Police said they had looked at these areas but could not locate the suspected poison. However, a number of residents commented on the force's post and said they had removed the substance themselves. Read More Related Articles North West Ambulance Service moves to highest alert level following 'extreme pressure' across region Read More Related Articles Cheshire police issue 58 fines for lockdown breaches over one weekend Police initially said: "I've dealt with an incident today which involves suspected rat poison. "This poison has been used along Rock Lane, path along the back of the cemetery and an amount on Upton Lane. I have looked in these areas and I'm unable to locate it. "When walking your dog please bare this in mind." However, one resident who claims to have removed some of the substance said: "Yes, I removed all pellets yesterday (from the crem path )." Another added: "I am assuming some kind people have removed it.

. "We will take an extra bag to remove this on our evening walk." The CheshireLive newsletter - How and why to subscribe It's more important than ever to keep up to date with the news. We offer a free, daily newsletter service. Each CheshireLive bulletin delivers the latest breaking news, what's on events and the hottest talking points straight to your inbox. For more information about how to subscribe, click here. In a further post, the resident updated: "Removed as much as we can." Police said as it stood officers were not sure what the substance was, but warned dog walkers to take precautions and they would be checking the areas again today. Officers also posted another Facebook post, in which they said: "As we all know an incident involving a substance suspected to be poison has been a hot topic over the past few days. "Can I say a thank you to the community members who removed the substance and can we all take precautions when walking dogs, I will recheck the locations again today."

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Cheshire news Dog walkers warned after suspected rat poison found lining streets MetiNews.Com


Cheshire news Dog walkers warned after suspected rat poison found lining streets MetiNews.Com


Cheshire news Dog walkers warned after suspected rat poison found lining streets MetiNews.Com


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