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Gun pulled on group in Woonona

Police carPOLICE are appealing for public assistance after a man threatened several people with a firearm at Woonona on Thursday.

The man is believed to have confronted a group of people in Campbell Street, Woonona, while armed with a firearm just after 9pm on Thursday.

Prior to that police were told the same person pulled up in front of a property in Malcolm Avenue, Cringila and pulled a gun on a 37-year-old man before driving away. No one was injured and it is believed they are all known to each other.

Wollongong police have launched an investigation and are appealing for anyone who has information about the incidents to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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