A DARLINGTON girl accused of throwing a hamster out of a window will go on trial later this 12 months.
Xanthia Jade Wheeldon, of Ashfield Court docket, Darlington, pleaded not responsible to inflicting pointless struggling to an animal earlier than magistrates sitting at Peterlee on Tuesday (March 8).
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In a prosecution introduced by the RSPCA, it’s alleged that the 25-year-old threw a Syrian hamster referred to as Snowy out of a window on or round August 24 final 12 months.
She has been charged with one rely of inflicting pointless struggling to a protected animal underneath the Animal Welfare Act.
Wheeldon denied the cost and the case was adjourned till July 5 when she will probably be again at Peterlee Magistrates’ Court docket for the trial.
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