Badly injured deer 'humanely despatched' after armed police called to Wigan road

Armed police were called to an injured deer thought to have been hit by a car on a Wigan road.
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Police received reports of the deer on Shevington Lane in Shevington shortly after 9.30pm on Saturday.

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A spokesman said: “It was determined that there was a badly injured deer which kept wandering into the road. The injuries it had sustained meant that it wouldn’t survive. The deer was humanely despatched of and a member of the public removed the carcass.

"Street cleaning was then arranged on Shevington Lane.”

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