Police hunt boys over alleged animal cruelty incident in Dwellingup

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Dwellingup Police are on the hunt for two boys over an alleged animal cruelty incident.

It is alleged the two young males were on a moped on McLarty Street around 3pm on Monday when they deliberately ran over a goanna that was crossing the road.

Witnesses told police the boys also allegedly threw rocks and sticks at the reptile.

The witness then took the goanna to a nearby wild life rescue.

Luckily it did not suffer serious injuries.

Police are asking locals to keep a lookout for a silver moped with a red stripe. 

The rider was wearing a blue/silver helmet and the passenger was wearing a black helmet.

Anyone with information is asked to call Dwellingup Police on 95381057.

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