Norfolk

Wallaby loose in the Norfolk countryside

A wallaby is on the loose in the Norfolk countryside after escaping from a wildlife centre.

Motorists reported seeing the animal on Monday night on the Fakenham Road near Great Witchingham.

Police tried to capture the animal, which had suffered a leg injury, but it made off into a nearby field.

Drivers are being asked to be careful as the distressed creature may stray into the road. Officers said it should not be approached or chased.

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