Police Rounds

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Man drowns after children caught in Woonona rip

A MAN has died and two children have been rescued after they were caught in a rip at Woonona on Saturday (November 21). Emergency services were called to Woonona Beach, off Kurraba Road, about 5.40pm, responding to reports several people were in trouble at the northern end of Woonona beach. A Wollongong City Council spokesperson … Continue reading

Man dies after ute crashes into his Stanwell Park home

A MAN has died after a utility crashed into a power pole before ploughing into the front fence of his Stanwell park home on Wednesday. The 57-year-old man is believed to have been returning from walking his dog when the ute smashed into his Railway Crescent yard about 8.30am. Emergency services were called to the … Continue reading

Police appeal for information after teenage boy approached at beach

DETECTIVES are appealing for information following an alleged act of indecency at Fairy Meadow earlier this week. About 1.30pm on Wednesday a 15-year-old boy was approached by a man in a public toilet block at Fairy Meadow beach. Police have been told the man performed a lewd act in front of the teenager, and left … Continue reading

Woonona arrests after stolen vehicle pursuit

THREE men have been charged following a police pursuit of a stolen vehicle through Bellambi and Woonona yesterday. A white Audi Q7, suspected stolen, was spotted by Wollongong Highway Patrol travelling on Waley Crescent, Bellambi, about 3.50pm on Friday November 6, when a pursuit was initiated. The Audi travelled north on Morgan Place before allegedly … Continue reading

Man dies after hit by truck in Corrimal car park

A PEDESTRIAN has died after being hit by a truck in a car park at Corrimal earlier today. Shortly after 10am (Monday October 26), Wollongong police were called to a car park on Railway Street, Corrimal, following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a truck. The pedestrian, a man believed to be aged in … Continue reading

Man arrested at Towradgi over allegedly supplying illegal drugs

TWO men have been charged following a police investigation into the supply of illicit drugs in the Wollongong area. Wollongong detectives established Strike Force Fame in May 2020, to investigate the supply of ‘ice’ from a business in Wollongong CBD. Following extensive inquiries, shortly after 10am, investigators attended a bicycle repair store on Church Street, … Continue reading

Police release image of man wanted over Balgownie armed robbery

DETECTIVES have released images of a man as investigations continue into an armed robbery in Balgownie last month. A man – armed with a firearm – entered licensed premises on Balgownie Road, Balgownie, and threatened two employees about 11pm on Monday, August 17 2020. The man demanded cash before leaving the scene on a motorcycle. … Continue reading

Man charged with drug offences after home searched at Woonona

A WOONONA home has been searched and a man charged after allegedly being found in possession of prohibited drugs. About 10.20am on Thursday (September 24), officers from the South East Region Enforcement Squad were patrolling Crown Street, Wollongong, when they stopped to speak with a 25-year-old man. Following a search of the man, police allegedly … Continue reading

Teen allegedly assaulted with a skateboard at Corrimal

A MAN has been charged after allegedly assaulting a teenage boy with a skateboard at Corrimal this morning. Police were called to a home on the Princes Highway, Corrimal, following reports of a domestic-related dispute about 11.30am today (Tuesday). Wollongong police commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident. On arrival, officers found a 17-year-old … Continue reading

Young man loses arm in ute crash at Coalcliff on Sunday

A YOUTH has lost his arm in a single-vehicle crash at Coalcliff on Sunday. Emergency services responded to reports of a single-vehicle crash on the Sea Cliff Bridge, on Lawrence Hargrave Drive, about 4.50pm yesterday (Sunday August 30). Police discovered the front-seat passenger in a utility had his arm severed when the vehicle crashed. The … Continue reading

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