Police uncover $50,000 worth of baby formula in suburban home

Three people have been arrested after police uncovered a massive stash of allegedly stolen baby formula inside a suburban home in Victoria.

Officers raided a property at Abbotsford early Tuesday morning, before executing a search warrant on a second home at Hawthorn East a few hours later.

During the raids, police located baby formula and vitamins estimated to be worth a whopping $50,000.


At least $10,000 worth of wine and a large quantity of cash was also uncovered.

A 37-year-old man from South Melbourne has since been charged with seven counts of theft and commit indictable offence whilst on bail.

He appeared at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

While a 44-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman, both from Hawthorn East, were released pending summons.