A CAT has died after being shot with a pellet gun in Yeadon.

The injured animal managed to get home after the attack and was taken to the vet but it did not survive. Police say the incident happened between 8.30am and 2.15pm on March 18 in the Park Road area.

A spokesman said: "The cat returned home and the owner found it had been shot with a pellet gun – the cat was taken to the vet but later died.

"It is believed to have occurred somewhere in the local area but there are currently no specific lines of enquiry. Anyone who has any information that could assist is asked to contact officers via 101 quoting 13190141699."