RSPCA called to Llannerch Crossing near St Asaph.Llannerch Crossing deer 2

A roe deer has a lucky escape after getting their antlers caught in an electric fence on a north Wales farm.

RSPCA inspector Mike Pugh was called to the farm in Llannerch Crossing after being alerted to the stricken deer.

However, shortly after the inspector arrived the deer was able to break free and ran off back into nearby fields. Although the deer still had some wire attached to their antlers it is unlikely to cause any further issue. Other RSPCA inspectors were then made aware of the incident so that they could take swift action if the deer was seen again.

RSPCA inspector Mike Pugh said: “Calls involving large wild animals, like deer, can be tricky as they aren’t used to humans and can get very stressed from the whole experience.

“Thankfully with a little help this deer was able to escape and run back to the fields and nearby woods. We will keep a look out just in case the deer gets into anymore trouble with his antlers.”