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Youths trying to take swan eggs from nests, say police

Castletown police issue warning

Youths are said to have been seen trying to take swan eggs from nests in Castletown harbour.

The Southern Neighbourhood Policing Team posted a warning on social media following reports, urging people to respect the Island's wildlife.

It also warns that such an act is in breach of the Wildlife Act 1990, and carries a maximum penalty of £10,000.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Castletown Police Station on 822222.

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