23 September 2019

Man and woman wanted for questioning after Dog on the Tuckerbox vandalised

| Lachlan Roberts
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The passing motorist took a picture of a man and woman at the scene. Photos: Supplied by NSW Police.

Police have released images of a man and woman whom they would like to speak to after the Dog on the Tuckerbox statue in Gundagai was vandalised on Saturday afternoon (27 July).

Around 4 pm, a motorist travelling along the side of the Hume Highway in Gundagai noticed a man vandalising the cherished statue. The dog and tuckerbox were dislodged from the base of the statue, falling into the surrounding fountain, knocking off an ear in the process.

Riverina Police District officers were notified, and an investigation commenced.

Police have now released pictures of a man and a woman who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The man is described as being of medium build with black hair. He is depicted in the image wearing a black jumper, light tracksuit pants and black glasses.

The woman is described as being of thin build with dark hair. She is pictured wearing blue jeans, a black top and brown jacket.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage that may be able to assist investigators are urged to contact Gundagai Police Station on 02 6944 0499 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

Original Article published by Lachlan Roberts on The RiotACT.

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