Appeal after kangaroos deliberately injured – Hunter region

Police are appealing for public assistance after three kangaroos were believed to have been deliberately injured in the state’s Hunter region yesterday.

About 8am (Sunday 19 January 2020), officers from Hunter Valley Police District were called to the Wollombi Park in Muswellbrook, after a bushwalker located three kangaroos seriously injured in scrubland.

Initial inquiries suggest two kangaroos may have been deliberately run over by a vehicle while a third kangaroo, which was found deceased, had suffered a wound to the chest.

Police established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As investigations continue, any witnesses or anyone with dashcam vision in the area at the time is urged to come forward.

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