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A bird used as a ball by a group of teenagers in Newhaven is recovering at our wildlife rescue centre in Sussex on Wednesday 20th June 2012.

A local Newhaven resident contacted East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) after taking a fledgling dunnock away from a group of teenagers, on Gibbon Road, using the bird as a ball and throwing it around to each other. The frightened bird was taken to WRAS carer Carrie Grace who nursed the bird overnight before admitting it to WRAS's Casualty Care Centre at Whitesmith, where the bird is now being cared for. » Read more