Sunshine: Kelpie-labrador cross stolen, abused and back home

Police are investigating the alleged theft and abuse of a kelpie-labrador cross last week.

It’s believed the dog was taken from the backyard of a Fraser Street property in Sunshine sometime between 11am and 6pm last Thursday. 

The dog returned home on Friday with a rope around his back leg and multiple serious wounds. 

Investigators have been told an unknown woman was observed leaving the Fraser Street address on Thursday afternoon before getting into a car. 

She is described as having a thin build and is aged between 25-35.

The car is described as a dark coloured older model Holden Commodore sedan with distinctive wheel rims, driven by a man perceived to have olive coloured skin. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1300 333 000 or lodge a confidential report to