Police respond to ‘suspicious object’ in Diggers Rest


Police were called to the intersection of Prominent Road and Splendour Circuit in Diggers Rest, for a report of a suspicious device attached to a sign post on February 10.

The police response resulted in traffic diversions and a number of residents temporarily displaced until the area was declared safe.

The device was assessed by police specialist units and declared not to be a risk to the community.

Following a letterbox drop and assistance from the community three males handed themselves into police.

A 27-year-old old Diggers Rest man, a 29-year-old Sunbury man and a 25-year-old Hoppers Crossing man are assisting police with their investigation.