Teenage boy charged after Shetland pony found dead in field

The small horse was discovered dead in Broxburn on Monday morning.

Police: A teenager has been charged. SNS
Police: A teenager has been charged.

A teenage boy has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a Shetland pony in West Lothian.

The small horse was found dead in a field behind Roman Camp Cottages, Broxburn, around 11am on Monday.

The teenager is due to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.