Two stables have been burnt down in a suspected arson attack in Norfolk.
During the attack 3 horses were whipped and a 4th had its mane cut off.
The attack happened between 11pm on Thursday 7 August and 8.40pm on Friday 8 August at Bungalow Lane in Norwich.
Police are now calling for witnesses to come forward.
Sergeant Rachel Cork from Norfolk police said: “This was an apparently unprovoked attack and our enquiries are continuing.
“Any incident involving cruelty to animals will be taken seriously. Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity prior to or after the incident should please get in touch with us.”
If you have any information tel: 0845 4564567.