A STALLION was attacked in the Stithian area this week between 4pm on Sunday 8th January and noon on Monday 9th January.
The stallion was brutally attacked and then killed: it had an eye cut out, teeth maliciously removed and its genitalia cut off.
A vet who attended the scene pronounced the stallion dead. A mare and foal, whcih were also in the field, were left unharmed.
Anyone with information of the attack should contact the Devon and Cornwall Police or the RSPCA.