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Police appeal after Aboriginal memorial damaged - Myall Creek

Thursday, 30 September 2021 03:34:28 PM

Police are appealing for assistance from the community after an Aboriginal memorial was damaged in the states north west.

On Friday 24 September 2021, officers attached to New England Police District received reports the Myall Creek Memorial on Whitlow Road, Myall Creek, had been damaged.

A plaque has been scratched and an access handrail at the site has been removed and stolen.

Due to the remote location of the memorial, it is believed the damage occurred between July 2021 and September 2021.

Local police have commenced an investigation into the incident and are appealing for anyone with information that may assist to come forward.

Anyone who was in the area during that time – or who witnessed suspicious activity – is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.