11:34am Thursday 26th April 2012
Television star Anna Ryder –Richardson and her husband, Colin MacDougall, are due to appear at Haverfordwest magistrates court this afternoon (Thursday) charged with health and safety offences.
The Manor House Wildlife Park owners face prosecution, after a tree fell on a boy in the park in 2010.
The pair, as well as their company, Manor House Wildlife Park Ltd, face two charges under section 37(1) of the health and safety at work act 1974.
One charge is of an employer breach of general duty to an employee. The second charge is of a breach of general duty to a person other than an employee.
The prosecution has been brought by the Public Protection division at Pembrokeshire County Council.
In August 2010 a three-year-old boy and his mother were injured on a day out at the wildlife park at St Florence The boy sustained serious head injuries following the incident in the wallaby enclosure.
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