Sharp-shooters have been brought in to defend allotment patches in Northumberland suffering from a real-life "curse of the were-rabbit".
The ravenous giant rabbit, named after the famed Wallace and Gromit character, is reported to have ripped up dozens of prize-winning leeks and turnips.
Now growers in Felton, near Morpeth, have drafted in licensed gamekeepers with air rifles to halt the rampage...
Grower Jeff Smith, 63, said: "This is no ordinary rabbit. We are dealing with a monster..."
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