By Q Radio News
A cat has been killed and set on fire in west Belfast.
It was discovered at around 10.30am this morning by a woman who was out walking in Falls Park.
Police have described the actions of those responsible as 'barbaric' and are appealing for information.
Sergeant David McKinley said: "The white cat was discovered at around 10.30am this morning by a woman walking in the park.
"At this time it appears as though the animal has been killed and then set alight.
"This was a barbaric act and I am appealing to local people to assist us in identifying those involved.
"Please call 101, quoting reference 540 16/05/20."