Police are investigating after three kangaroos were found run over and wounded in what’s being described as a deliberate attack in the NSW hunter region.
A bushwalker came across the grim discovery whilst walking through Wollombi Park in Muswellbrook about 8.00am on Sunday.
Detectives investigating the horrific attack say that initial inquiries suggest two kangaroos may have been deliberately run over by a vehicle while a third kangaroo, which was found dead, had suffered a wound to the chest.
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A crime scene has been established and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident are continuing.
Officers are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dashcam vision in the area at the time to come forward.
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