16 December 2020

Police investigating animal cruelty incident at Royalla

| David Murtagh
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The driver drove off-road to hit the kangaroos. Photo: NSW Police.

**WARNING: The image in this story may be distressing to some readers **

Police attached to the Monaro Crime Prevention Unit are investigating a serious animal cruelty incident that occurred in the early hours of Sunday, 13 December.

According to reports from NSW Police, an unknown vehicle or vehicles deliberately ran down seven kangaroos and a wombat along Valley and Shearer Drives in Royalla.

Kangaroo run down at Royalla

One of the seven kangaroos run down at Royalla. Photo: Supplied.

Police are urgently seeking assistance from any member of the public who may have knowledge of this incident.

If you have information that may help police, contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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