TWO people have been charged with an offence under the Hunting Act 2004.

David Greenwood, 51, of Porlock, and Rupert Andrews, 43, of East Buckland, Barnstaple have been charged with hunting a wild mammal with a dog and the hunting was not of a class exempt by schedule 1 of the Hunting Act 2004.

They are due to appear before Taunton Magistrates’ Court on April 11.

A report was made to Avon and Somerset Police by the League Against Cruel Sports following an alleged incident at a hunt meet at Warren’s Farm, Simonsbath, on September 14.