Police Rounds

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Search for bearded man after nine-year-old boy approached at Helensburgh

POLICE are appealing for public assistance over a child approach in Helensburgh earlier this week. Police have been told a nine-year-old boy was sitting near the fence inside a school on Fletcher Street, about 11.30am on Monday (November 11), when he was approached by a man. The man attempted to give the boy a tablet, … Continue reading

Balgownie man charged with allegedly starting a bushfire on Wednesday

POLICE responding to a paraglider trapped in a tree at Balgownie yesterday, have arrested a man who allegedly started a fire in nearby bushland. The man was arrested after police and the Police Rescue Squad went to the assistance of a 61-year-old man who had crashed into a tree in Tucker Avenue, Balgownie, about 2pm … Continue reading

Woman allegedly bashed with a salt lamp and hammer at Woonona overnight

A WOMAN has been charged by police after she allegedly assaulted another woman with a salt lamp and a hammer at Woonona overnight. About 10pm yesterday (Thursday), the 45-year-old woman went to the Popes Road home where police will allege she demanded the transfer of a significant sum of money from the other woman, before … Continue reading

Man arrested at Bellambi for allegedly supplying dugs

A MAN has been charged with supplying drugs and various stealing offences after police went to a Bellambi home yesterday. Wollongong police went to the Bellambi home about 11.30am on Wednesday, arresting a 35-year-old man for two outstanding warrants related to dealing with property the proceeds of crime. During the course of the arrest, police … Continue reading

Armed masked man lunged at service station attendant

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at Towradgi over the weekend. A masked man went to the Towradgi Road service station about 10.50pm on Sunday and allegedly lunged at the attendant with a pair of scissors. The man then placed a bag on the counter and demanded cash before fleeing in a … Continue reading

Man arrested for allegedly damaging glass shop door with box of beer

A MAN who allegedly cracked a glass shop door with a carton of beer at Fairy Meadow yesterday was arrested by an off-duty police officer. The officer observed the man and two women in an argument outside a store on the Princes Highway about 3.30pm on Wednesday. The man allegedly swung a carton of beer … Continue reading

Woman charged over Thirroul park assault

A woman has been charged after allegedly assaulting a man sitting on a park bench at Thirroul over the weekend. Police have been told about 8.45pm on Saturday September 28, a 57-year-old man was sitting on a bench in Woodward Park, on Lawrence Hargrave Drive, when he was allegedly assaulted by the 18-year-old woman. He … Continue reading

Reports of deer hunting at Stanwell Park

HUNTERS have allegedly cut up the carcass of a deer with a large machete in the early hours of this morning at Stanwell Park. Police are appealing for witnesses following reports of illegal hunting close to a residential area after gun shots were heard in the vicinity of Lawrence Hargrave Drive and The Drive about 3am. … Continue reading

Man charged with sexually touching a patient at aged care facility

A MAN has been charged for allegedly sexually touching a patient at an aged care facility within a hospital north of Wollongong. Police allege the incident between two patients, aged 80 and 89, occurred on Monday, August 26. The matter was reported to police and about 5.30pm yesterday. Detectives went to the hospital and arrested … Continue reading

Appeal after Royal National Park fires

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a bushfire in the Royal National Park earlier this month. emergency services responded to a fire near the shores of South West Arm in the Royal National Park about 11am on Saturday August 17. The fire was extinguished by NSW Rural Fire Service on Tuesday August 20, and a … Continue reading

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