Police are investigating a ‘dog baiting’ incident in Higgins on Wednesday.
Police were called to a residence in Higgins after reports that CCTV footage captured a man throwing an item into a backyard about 5am that morning.
Meat covered in a green chemical substance was located in the backyard.
Fortunately, the dogs at the location did not ingest the substance and were not harmed.
Police believe this to be an isolated incident.
If you can assist police in identifying the man in the footage, or saw anything suspicious in Higgins yesterday at 5am, we urge you to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or report via the website at act.crimestoppers.com.au. Provide reference number 5948263.