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TWO CHARGED AFTER ARMED HOLD UP

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Two teenagers have been charged and another man is on the run, following an attempted armed robbery at Cardiff last night. Three men, armed with a knife and sledgehammer, entered the Iron Horse hotel on Main Road just before midnight and allegedly threatened an employee. The group was unable to get cash from the safe and fled when police arrived. An 18-year-old man and a 19-year-old man were arrested a short time later and charged with intent to rob while armed with an offensive weapon. They’ll face Toronto Local Court today. Read More »

SERVICE STATION WORKER THREATENED DURING HOLD-UP

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A service station worker has been threatened by a masked man wielding a hammer, during a hold-up in the Hunter. Around 1:30 this morning, the bandit smashed a glass door at the Caltex on Richardson Road at Raymond Terrace. He demanded money from a male attendant, before running off with a small amount of cash. Police say the thief was wearing a dark t-shirt, grey pants, and had his head covered with a white cloth. (VISION ONLY) Read More »

ARMED HOLD-UP AT BALLINA TOBACCO STORE

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Police are appealing for witnesses, following an armed hold-up in Ballina this afternoon. Just after 4 o’clock, a man entered a tobacco store in the Wigmore Arcade and threatened two employees with a knife. He’s described as being Caucasian in appearance and aged in his 20s. Anyone with information should contact police. Read More »

POLICE ON ALERT AFTER TWO GUN CRIMES IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS

Police are hunting a bandit who pulled a gun on attendants at a Gold Coast 7-11 overnight. A second gunman is also on the loose, after a shot was fired at Labrador’s Dodgers touch football club this afternoon – forcing nearby children to run for their lives. Read More »

MOTHER’S CRIME SPREE CUT SHORT AFTER ARREST

A Nerang mother’s alleged crime spree has come to an end, four days after – police claim – she robbed a real estate agent at gun-point. The court heard, she used his credit card to buy hundreds of dollars worth of brand name clothes – a far cry from the prison browns she now wears. Read More »

WOMAN STABBED BY SYRINGE DURING HOLD UP

A woman faces an anxious wait, after possibly being stabbed with a syringe during a frightening robbery on a West Burleigh medical centre today. The receptionist told police she felt a “prick” on her shoulder, while handing over cash to the thief. The woman will now undergo blood tests. Read More »

THREE ARRESTED AFTER URUNGA BCU HOLD UP

Two men and a woman have been arrested following an armed hold up at the Banana Coast Union in Urunga this morning. Wearing a face mask and a motorbike helmet, the male offenders entered the bank armed with a firearm and a tyre jack. They escaped with a sum of cash but were arrested an hour later when their car was spotted by police in Macksville. Read More »

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