Police investigating animal cruelty case in Hedland

Alexander ScottNorth West Telegraph
Police are investigating a case of animal cruelty in South Hedland.
Camera IconPolice are investigating a case of animal cruelty in South Hedland. Credit: The West Australian, Daniel Wilkins

Ten birds, including turkeys, chickens and quails have either died or been euthanised after being bludgeoned in their cages at a property in South Hedland last night.

Police have confirmed they are investigating the sickening act of animal cruelty.

Investigating officers reported an unknown person entered the rear yard of the Acacia Way property between 9:30pm on Tuesday and 5:45am on Wednesday.

Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the vicinity during the above times who saw any suspicious activity or vehicles.

Anyone with any information relating to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au. Callers may remain anonymous if they wish.

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