Nine arrested at Goulburn abattoir

Nine people have been arrested at an abattoir in the state’s Southern Tablelands today.

Police have been told about 2.30am (Monday 8 April 2019), nine people attended the abattoir on Mazamat Road, Goulburn, and chained themselves to a conveyer.

About 4am, officers from The Hume Police District were contacted and attended the scene, after the owner asked the people to leave and they allegedly refused.

Goulburn Police Rescue cut the people free and arrested them at the scene.

Three women refused to walk from the abattoir and had to be carried to the police vehicle.

Three men, one aged 46 and two aged 22, and six women, aged between 21 and 61 were taken to Goulburn Police Station where they will be charged.

Inquiries continue.

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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