Imagine you hear a noise outside before dawn... and its no possum or cat.
A Creswick family discovered three strangers trying to get into their home and garage at 5am on Sunday.
They rang police five times and were diverted to Bacchus Marsh.
Eventually a team from Ballarat arrived.
We caught up with Lisa, who says the Hepburn Shire needs a more meaningful police presence, especially at night and on weekends.