Saffron Walden: Man leaves severed deer’s head on self-service check-out at Tesco

POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident in which a severed deer’s head was left at the check-out at a Tesco supermarket.

A man entered the store on Radwinter Road, Saffron Walden, at about 1.15am on June 4 before leaving the deer’s head at one of the self-service check-outs.

The check-out surfaces had to be professionally cleaned at a cost of £300, and police are treating the incident as criminal damage.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at Saffron Walden on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter