Dog owner finds pet dumped in wheelie bin

A DOG owner returned home to find her terrier cross inside a wheelie bin with the lid closed.

Police said the incident occurred on July 7 on Stuart Hindle Dr, Mount Pleasant.

The dog was found in a state of distress but has since recovered fully.

Nothing was found to be stolen or disturbed.

Police are seeking information about the incident.

If you can help phone Mackay police on 4968 3444.