A man has been charged after damage was caused to a badger sett in Perth and Kinross.
The damage was caused to the sett sometime between April 18, 2022 and May 1, 2022 in the Camserney area.
A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged following the incident.
A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
Inspector Scott Carswell said: “Badgers and their setts are protected, it is an offence to harm or interfere with them.
“We have officers who are experts in the investigation of wildlife crime in all of its forms.
“We will continue to work with our partners to prevent crime and to ensure that Scotland’s wildlife is protected.”