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Police looking for home invaders

POLICE are appealing for public assistance following a robbery and home invasion in Gwynneville. Shortly before 11pm on Friday, two men, aged 26 and 28, were walking on College Place. A man allegedly came up behind them demanding their wallets and phones, while armed with a meat cleaver. The man then allegedly forced the two victims … Continue reading

Thirroul attracts two OAMs

TWO northern Illawarra residents, with close connections to Thirroul, have been named in the Australia Day Honours List announced today. Woonona’s Barrie Stanford has received the Medal of the Order of Australia in the General Division for service to surf life saving, while Thirroul’s Philip McNamara received the same medal for his services to the … Continue reading

Looking for Wollongong’s most selfless

NOMINATIONS for the 2013 Australia Day Awards are now open. Each year, Wollongong City Council recognises the achievements and contributions made by the community through the Australia Day Awards. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said the awards are an opportunity to recognise individuals or organisation who has made a significant contribution to the city. “We’re … Continue reading

Have you seen this man?

DETECTIVES from the Child Abuse Squad are renewing their appeal for public assistance following the abduction and sexual assault of a teenager near Wollongong several months ago. They have today released a COM-FIT of a man they wish to speak to in relation to the incident. The 13-year-old girl has told police that on an … Continue reading

Girl kidnapped from Gwynneville

DETECTIVES from the Child Abuse Squad are appealing for public assistance after receiving a report of the kidnapping and sexual assault of a teenage girl at Gwynneville. The 13-year-old girl told police on Wednesday that on an afternoon in early May she had got off a shuttle bus when was forced into a van while … Continue reading

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