POLICE are investigating a report of hare coursing in the Humbie area.

At about 7.30pm yesterday (Thursday), officers responded to reports the illegal activity was taking place at farmland there.

A maroon or red-coloured Subaru Forrester was seen driving across fields and within this car were two men and three lurcher-type dogs.

It is believed that this car has been spotted in the area on a number of occasions and, while police have not identified any crimes at this time, they are keen to trace the occupants of this vehicle as soon as possible to establish why they were in the area.

Contact police via 101 with information or make an anonymous report to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number 3529 of May 2.