Alleged ‘guinea pig-nappers’ charged

Geraldton Guardian

A stolen family guinea pig has been reunited with its owners in Waggrakine.

Police say the guinea pig-nappers took the tiny animal from its cage in the backyard of a property in Nerrel Street, Waggrakine, on Tuesday.

But they were spotted jumped a fence by someone nearby, who contacted police.

On arriving at the scene, police saw a group of youths running through bushland.

Officers searched the bush and then found the guinea pig.

An 11-year-old boy and 13-year-old girl, both from Waggrakine, have been charged.

Inquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

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