Thursday, July 10, 2008
Three teenagers are being hunted in connection with the drowning of a ship's cat in the Thames. Police believe the trio threw the cat, named Kilo, from a gang plank that connects HMS Belfast to the dock, between London Bridge and Tower Bridge.
HMS BelfastKilo's body has not been found. Officers have released a CCTV image of two girls and a boy they want to quiz. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "The actions of the people responsible for this are truly despicable." Kilo, The ship's catThe cat was thrown from the moored ship . The police spokesman added: "Kilo was beginning to feel at home of the ship after the crew had taken him in from Battersea Dogs and Cats home and was a great companion to those who serve on the ship." Police have released the image of the three teenagers, two girls and one boy, taken from a street CCTV camera at the time of the incident.