Charges laid after video emerged of alleged kangaroo bashing

Charges laid after video emerged of alleged kangaroo bashing

THREE people have been charged in relation to an alleged attack of a kangaroo caught on camera in Midland earlier last month.

Midland Detectives charged three teens as a result of their investigation into the incident that took place between March 1 and March 7, 2019.

It will be alleged the kangaroo was struck multiple times with the wooden handle of an axe and the incident was filmed on a mobile phone.

A 17-year-old boy from Brigadoon and an 18-year-old man from Midland have each been charged with cruelty to animals.

They are due to appear in court at a later date.

An 18-year-old man from Swan View has also been charged with cruelty to animals.

He is due to appear in Midland Magistrates Court on Friday, May 10.