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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

Digger robbed in Corrimal

TWO men will face court next month charged with larceny after allegedly stealing cash from a veteran in Corrimal. Police have been told a 79-year-old man went to a bank to withdraw cash, before going to a supermarket on the Princess Highway, Corrimal, about 11am on Thursday April 27. He left a bag, which contained … Continue reading

East Corrimal robbery

POLICE are investigating an armed robbery in East Corrimal yesterday. About 6.30pm on Wednesday, a man entered a service station on Pioneer Road, near the intersection of Murray Road. He threatened the two attendants with a knife and demanded cash, to which they complied. The man left the service station and was last seen riding a … Continue reading

Guns stolen from Fernhill business

POLICE are investigating after two firearms were allegedly stolen following a break and enter in Fernhill earlier this week. Shortly after 6.30am on Monday  June 6, an employee returned to his work place on Pringle Road finding the roller door had been forced open. The man told police a firearm safe, containing two guns and … Continue reading

Elderly woman robbed at Corrimal

POLICE are appealing for public assistance after an elderly woman was robbed in Corrimal earlier this week. About 12pm on Monday, a 73-year-old woman who was using a walking frame for assistance, was approached by a man as she used a footpath crossing on Railway Parade, near Corrimal Railway Station. The man attempted to remove … Continue reading

Fairy Meadow pub robbery

POLICE are appealing for information following an armed robbery of a hotel in Fairy Meadow on Friday. About 2.30am two men had closed a hotel on the Princes Highway and were in an upstairs office when two men entered the premises below. Police have been told the intruders made their way upstairs when one of … Continue reading

Woonona bottlo robbed

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery of a Woonona bottle shop last night. About 8.20pm (Monday), two attendants, a 43-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman, were at the counter of a bottle store on Popes Road when two people approached the counter with their faces covered. The thieves threatened the attendants with … Continue reading

Balgownie man robbed and assaulted

WOLLONGONG police are investigating an aggravated break and enter at Balgownie about 7.45pm on Wednesday. A 54-year-old man, and two women aged 50 and 19, were dining at their Bootie Street home when two men entered the house. The men went to the dining room and threatened them with a knife before demanding the trio … Continue reading

Bulli beach robbery

A MAN is recovering after a robbery at Bulli Beach overnight. About 8.45pm a 42-year-old man was walking his dogs along the beach when he stopped and sat on a rock near a café. While sitting down two men, described as being of Pacific Islander appearance, approached and asked for a cigarette As he handed … Continue reading

Man charged over Woonona pizza robberies

DETECTIVES investigating the robberies of a pizza delivery driver and a fast food restaurant in Woonona in recent months have arrested and charged a man. A 19-year-old man delivered a pizza to a home on Hopetoun Street about 9.40pm on Sunday May 26 when he was confronted and assaulted by three men before they fled … Continue reading

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