Police Rounds

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Murder charge after paramedic’s fatal stabbing

A MAN has been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of Ambulance paramedic Steven Tougher at Campbelltown on Friday. Police were called to a McDonald’s restaurant on Queen Street about 5.30am on Friday April 14, following reports a man had been stabbed. Steven Tougher, a former Bulli High School student, was with a colleague … Continue reading

Missing Russell Vale girl found safe and well

A GIRL who went missing from Russell Vale early this morning has been found safe and well. The 12-year-old was last seen at a home on Collaery Road about 6.45am today (Monday April 3, 2023). When she was unable to be found or contacted, Wollongong police were notified and inquiries were commenced. Following inquiries, and … Continue reading

Woman dies after struck by ute at Fairy Meadow

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and dashcam vision as they investigate the death of a woman at Fairy Meadow earlier today. Emergency services were called to the Princes Highway after a pedestrian was struck by a ute about 8.30am today (Sunday, April 2, 2023). Wollongong police arrived to find a 66-year-old woman critically injured; despite … Continue reading

Appeal for information after girl reportedly approached at Woonona

POLICE are appealing for information following a reported child approach at Woonona on Monday. A 16-year-old girl was walking along Thompson Street, Woonona, when police have been told she was flagged down by an unknown man, who allegedly exposed himself to her, about 3.30pm on Monday, March 20. The girl ran home, and the incident … Continue reading

Trio charged after two men allegedly stabbed at Woonona

DETECTIVES investigating the alleged stabbing of two men at Woonona at the weekend have arrested and charged three people. About 10.45pm on Saturday (December 31, 2022), emergency services were called to Adams Parade, Woonona, following reports of an assault. Wollongong police found two 43-year-old men with stab wounds; one with an abdominal injury, and another … Continue reading

Two dead after plane crashes near Appin Road

TWO people have died following a plane crash west of Bulli yesterday. Shortly before 3pm on Monday (December 26), emergency services responded to reports of a scrub fire in bushland near Appin Road and Colliery Road, Appin. Following a search of the area crews discovered a light plane. Two bodies were also found, and are … Continue reading

Man charged with murder after Bellambi stabbing

A MAN has been refused bail and is before the courts after a fatal stabbing at Bellambi on Sunday. Emergency services were called to Turner Esplanade, Bellambi about 6.30pm on Sunday December 18, following reports of an assault. On arrival, Wollongong police were told two men had been involved in a fight, and that a … Continue reading

Appeal to locate missing Balgownie teen

POLICE are appealing for public assistance to locate a teen missing from Balgownie. Caitlynn Goyen, aged 14 (pictured), was last seen leaving a home at Balgownie, about 6.15am on Friday October 14 2022. Wollongong police were notified and have commenced inquiries to locate Caitlynn. Family and police hold concerns for her welfare due to her … Continue reading

Man and woman charged after Bulli police operation

A MAN and woman have been charged following a police operation at Bulli on Friday. Wollongong police were called to a unit on Point Street for a concern for welfare about 4pm. Following a protracted operation – also involving officers attached to the Tactical Operations Unit, Tactical Operations Response Support, Police Negotiators and Police Transport … Continue reading

Teenager charged following investigation into death of 12-year-old boy after Towradgi crash

POLICE have charged a teenager following an investigation into the death of a 12-year-old boy after a Towradgi crash last week. A Holden Barina was reportedly travelling north on Memorial Drive when it crashed into a traffic light at the intersection of Towradgi Road about 1.35am on Tuesday, October 4. Officers at nearby Corrimal Police … Continue reading

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