Vicious attack on horses in rural Abronhill

Police in Cumbernauld are appealing for witnesses following a vicious attack on three horses which caused severe injury to the animals.

The incident occurred between 8pm on Sunday, April 19 and 4pm on Monday April 20 within a field to the south of stables situated at Kilt Farm, Walton Road near Abronhill.

Police have revealed that the animals were clobbered with a golf club.

Owner Nicole Roberts has revealed on a social networking site that one of the horses is being cared for at a vet school and could potentially lose her eye.

Meanwhile, police are hunting the culprits who could face severe penalties under legislation relating to animal cruelty.

Those with information are asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111