A WOMAN has been handed a caution after posting letters smeared with cat faeces.

Police have confirmed the arrest after an appeal was launched to trace the suspect following the incident in May 2017.

Officers had been called to reports that a 43-year-old woman, from Bewsey, had received a parcel through the post containing cat faeces.

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A 43-year-old woman was arrested in relation to the incident on January 9.

She has since been issued with a conditional caution.