A DUCK seriously injured after being attacked by a group of teenagers is recovering well from its injuries.

The bird had been kicked, jumped on and swung around by its neck before being dumped in a nearby field during an incident in Feltham Lane, Frome, at around 2pm on Sunday, January 31.

This attack was carried out by a group of five teenagers, who had two dogs with them, including a Springer Spaniel, according to Avon and Somerset Police.

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Investigating officer, PC Jennifer Shere-Massey, said: “It’s heartening to see the duck recovering so well from the horrific injuries it suffered.

“We’ve had a significant response from the public to our initial appeal and we’re following up several lines of enquiry to identify those responsible.”

If you have information which could help and haven’t yet spoken with the police, call them on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5221021920.