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Bega man arrested over Tura Beach kangaroo cruelty

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A 19-year-old Bega man who allegedly ran over 20 kangaroos at Tura Beach over the weekend, maiming and killing them has been arrested, and granted bail.

Police say the man was arrested yesterday afternoon and charged with a number of offences including torture and cause the death of an animal. 

It's alleged the man was in a ute when he mowed down the roos on the suburban streets of Tura late on Saturday evening, mounting kerbs onto people's properties as he went on his rampage of random cruelty. 

The man will appear before Bega Local Court on Tuesday November 26.