Investigators have released images and are appealing for public assistance after the Dog on the Tuckerbox statue in Gundagai was vandalised.
Police have been told about 4pm yesterday (Sunday 28 July 2019), a motorist travelling along the side of the Hume Highway, Gundagai, noticed a man vandalising the statue.
The dog and tuckerbox were dislodged from the base of the statue, falling into the surrounding fountain.
Officers from Riverina Police District were notified, and an investigation commenced, with police wishing to speak with a man and woman who may be able to assist with inquiries.
The man is described as being of medium build with black hair. He is depicted in the image wearing a black jumper, light tracksuit pants and black glasses.
The woman is described as being of thin build with dark hair. She is pictured wearing blue jeans, a black top and brown jacket.
Anyone with information or dashcam footage that may be able to assist investigators are urged to contact Gundagai Police Station on 02 6944 0499 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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.