Court date for meerkat theft

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - NEWS -

THE two young adults charged in re­la­tion to steal­ing a baby meerkat from Perth Zoo last month are due in Perth Mag­is­trates Court on Oc­to­ber 24. Can­ning­ton De­tec­tives and Kens­ing­ton Po­lice al­lege the meer kit­ten, which went miss­ing the day be­fore its in­tended pub­lic de­but, was stolen by a 22-year-old man from Bev­er­ley. It will be fur­ther al­leged in court that the man then gave the in­fant meerkat to a 23year-old Bev­er­ley woman. The man was charged with steal­ing and the woman was charged with re­ceiv­ing.

Be­low: a meerkat fam­ily.

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