Three men arrest for animal cruelty

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Last night (27 September 2018), Joondalup Detectives charged three men as a result of their investigation into the torture and death of two kangaroos that occurred between Saturday 19 May and Saturday 16 June 2018.

It will be alleged the men were involved with one kangaroo being burnt, shot with a firearm, spat on and kicked, then whilst being held by a man, the kangaroo was punched numerous times by a man wearing knuckle dusters.

It is further alleged the men were involved in the torture of another kangaroo that was stabbed with a knife over 20 times before the kangaroo was kicked to the head.

A 22-year-old man from Bullsbrook; a 28-year-old man from Aveley and a 26-year-old man of Woodvale are due to appear before the Joondalup Magistrates Court today, 28 September 2018, charged with:-
• Cruelty to Animals; and
• Possession of Things Intended to Inflict Cruelty.

Joondalup Detectives wish to thank the members of the public for their assistance in this investigation with a large amount of information being provided to police after the incident was made public on Wednesday, 26 September 2018.