Murdoch police charge teen over stolen koala

Murdoch Police today charged a 17-year-old boy from Parkwood with several offences as a result of their investigation into the theft of 15-year-old Koala – Orana from Bibra Lake.

The boy will face the Fremantle Children’s Court 4 February 2021, charged with Animal Cruelty – causing an animal unnecessary harm and Possession of stolen or unlawfully obtained property.

Inquiries into the theft are ongoing.

Anyone with information into the theft is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at

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