Two men have pleaded not guilty at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court to hunting and killing a fox with hounds during a Boxing Day Hunt in Suffolk. Christopher Amatt 58, of Attleton Green, and Archibald Clifton-Brown 19, of Haverhill, both denied hunting a fox in Great Thurlow on 26 December 2017. Christopher Amatt also pleaded not guilty to assault and Archibald Clifton-Brown denied assault by beating. They were granted unconditional bail, with a trial date yet to be set.
Former huntsman of the Thurlow Hunt Christopher Amatt, 58, of Attleton Green, Wickhambrook has been found guilty of hunting a fox with dogs, contrary to S1 Hunting Act 2004 and common assault. Full story
When hounds hunt something other than their intended quarry.Full Glossary