TWO dogs were seized by police after men were arrested for hunting offences this weekend.

Thames Valley Police's South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse Policing team has been carrying out a week of rural action.

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Two men were arrested in Aston Tirrold on Saturday (October 12) for hunting offences.

TVP tweeted: "Two dogs seized and disruption delivered to those intent on committing crime that is detrimental to the rural community."

Last weekend, before the week of rural action began, southern Oxfordshire's police were patrolling rural areas to root out suspected hare coursing.

Read more about the patrol near Wallingford here

Police did not catch anyone when they arrived in Ipsden, a village in the Chilterns.

On Sunday, October 6, TVP said: "No joy locating them this time but very welcome patrols of the area including Swyncombe and Ewelme."