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AustraliaTeen trio charged over brutal attack on kangaroo in Perth Hills

11:26  15 april  2019
11:26  15 april  2019 Source:   watoday.com.au

Three WA teens charged over brutal kangaroo attack

Three WA teens charged over brutal kangaroo attack WA Police have charged two 18-year-olds and a 17-year-old boy over a brutal case of animal cruelty that was filmed on social media app snapchat. The video shows two men hitting the kangaroo with a wooden plank several times in Kalamunda last month. The man behind the camera claims his friends were trying to put the animal out of its suffering after it was hit by their ute. He denies the group was laughing. © 9news The video shows two men hitting the kangaroo with a wooden plank several times in Kalamunda last month. If convicted, the teens face a maximum penalty of five years jail or a $50,000 fine.

Perth trio charged over torturing and killing two kangaroos . A second kangaroo was stabbed more 20 times in the footage. Man Arrested Over Brutal Attack on Helpless Kangaroo in Australia. The struggling kangaroo attempted to strike back at him but the man was able to avoid being hit.

A 17-year-old boy has handed himself into police over a sickening attack on a kangaroo in the Perth Hills . Footage emerged on social media network Snapchat of a male person bashing a kangaroo with a wooden stick while the defenseless animal holds up a paw, trying to protect itself.

Warning: Details in the article may be disturbing for some readers.

Teen trio charged over brutal attack on kangaroo in Perth Hills© Getty Images Kangaroo is seen in the Aquarium of Sao Paulo, Brazil, on 23 October 2017. (Photo by Cris Faga/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

A group of young men have been charged by Midland Detectives after allegedly bludgeoning a kangaroo with a wooden axe handle in the Perth Hills last month.

Footage of the brutal animal cruelty attack went viral on social media in March, which led to a police investigation into the incident.

The footage attracted public outrage with the RSPCA describing it as the “most abhorrent cruelty” to one of Australia’s iconic animals.

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A 17-year-old boy has handed himself into Australian police over a sickening attack on a kangaroo in the Perth Hills . The disturbing video has since gone viral and the RSPCA has described it as the "most abhorrent cruelty" to an iconic animal. The teen 's father told 9 News Perth his son is actually an

Three teenagers have handed themselves into police after a video surfaced on social media that showed a trio repeatedly striking a kangaroo with a WARNING distressing vision: Police are closing in on the identity of the other two attackers . WA News. Kalamunda kangaroo attack : Police interview

A police spokesman said it would 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 handed himself into police by April 6 over the attack, which happened between March 1-7.

Two charged after leading police on car chase through Perth's south

Two charged after leading police on car chase through Perth's south The car was eventually abandoned at Mary Carroll Park in Gosnells, and the driver and passenger were found nearby. The man, 25, was charged with a string of offences including aggravated burglary, stealing a motor vehicle and driving recklessly, reckless driving to escape pursuit by police and possessing stolen property. Want the news to come to you? Get MSN top stories through Facebook Messenger. Click here and subscribe now The woman, 26, was also charged over an incident unrelated to the Beckenham chase with giving false details to police. They will both appear in Perth Magistrates Court on Saturday.

A 28-year-old Australian man will spend five months in prison for brutally killing a kangaroo in an attack filmed and posted on social media, ABC News reported late on Friday. Ricky Ian Swan was one of four men charged in September with using weapons to torture and kill two kangaroos .

Perth trio charged over torturing and killing two kangaroos . Police this week released three images of men they wanted to speak to over the attack but refused to release the footage, alleged to have been filmed on May 19 and June 16, due to its graphic and brutal nature.

The teenager from Brigadoon was charged with one count of cruelty to animals, as was an 18-year-old Midland man.

The two are due to appear in court at a later date.

An 18-year-old Swan View man has also been charged with one count of cruelty to animals and is due to appear in Midland Magistrates Court on May 10.

Baby kangaroo on board! Motorist is spotted behind the wheel with a tiny marsupial on her lap.
The cute marsupial seemed to be enjoying the ride as the female driver waited in traffic at the weekend. A fellow motorist noticed the unusual passenger through his window and started filming. 'It’s a breach of the road rules to drive with a dog on your lap... but it doesn’t say diddly squat about a kangaroo or wallaby,' the video caption said. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A motorist has been spotted behind the wheel with a baby marsupial sitting on her lap in Adelaide Many users joked about the cheeky Australian passenger.

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