Appeal after cat thrown from car and injured – Newport

Police are appealing for information after a cat was critically injured when it was thrown from a car on Sydney’s northern beaches yesterday.

Officers have been told a dark-coloured sedan was driving north on Barrenjoey Road, Newport, when the cat was thrown from the front passenger window onto the road about 5.35am (Friday 24 July 2020).

A motorist stopped to tend to the cat before a woman passing by took the animal to a local vet, where it will undergo surgery for its injuries.

Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command are investigating the incident and are appealing for anyone with information to contact police.

In particular, officers would like to speak to anyone who was on Barrenjoey Road, near Cecil Road, between 5.25am and 5.40am yesterday morning (Friday 24 July 2020); and may have seen or have dashcam vision of a dark-coloured 2000 – 2005 model sedan, with white markings on the back window.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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