Baby croc stolen from Broome wildlife park

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A baby crocodile has been stolen from a wildlife park near Broome after a number of the animals with jaws tied together were handed out to the public to have a look.

Broome Police Sergeant Trent Langthorn said only seven of the eight young reptiles were handed back to staff at the Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park on Broome Highway on Friday.

He said the animal was 16 months old and about 30cm in length.

The crocodiles are handed out to members of the public as part of daily tours at the award-winning park.

Police have asked anyone with information to contact the Broome Station on 9194 0200.

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