Local police have put out an urgent warning after several wrapped mini-chocolates were found containing a potentially hazardous substance.
A resident from Fremantle said police knocked on her door on Saturday night to warn her and other local residents of the unsettling find.
The resident posting on Facebook said: “Local area warning - Saturday 3rd August - Corner of High street and East street, Fremantle.
Local Police are notifying locals individually wrapped chocolates have been found in the area, at a height accessible to small children, containing hazardous substances (along fencelines/in letter boxes etc)
Please be mindful (pets, children etc) , and contact Local Police if you find any.”
A police spokeswoman confirmed Fremantle officers were investigating a report of an unknown person or people leaving mini-chocolates like those in multi-packet such as Celebrations or Favourites near a home on High Street, reported The Sydney Morning Herald.
Anyone with further information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au
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