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Police patrol

Two-wheel getaway: Images of a man police believe can assist with their inquiries.

Police seek offender

POLICE have released images of a man who allegedly assaulted a man in Frankston and then stole his bicycle. The victim, 42, was walking along Beach St on Tuesday 22 August when he was involved in a fight with the man, 4.20pm. Victoria Police media spokesperson Sergeant Kim Bramwell said the victim was knocked unconscious and received “significant” head injuries. He was taken by ambulance to Frankston Hospital in a serious condition. The offender rode off on what is believed to be the victim’s bike. The victim had no memory of the incident. Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has more information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at online.

Face cuts after fight

A LANGWARRIN man who objected to having his son’s friends arrive early one morning ordered them to leave –

Police patrol and was allegedly stabbed in the face, Friday 25 August. Detective Leading Senior Constable Ashley Eames, of Frankston CIU, said the 51-year-old Turner Rd man was wielding a golf club when he confronted the three men in a car in his driveway, 5.40am. A passenger, 25, of Carrum Downs, got out and allegedly slashed at the resident with a knife, causing a wound requiring 12 stitches. This led to him later being charged with intentionally causing injury. He was remanded to appear at Frankton Magistrates’ Court, 26 September. Detective Eames said the victim was “expected to make a full recovery”. The victim’s son, 22, also came out wielding a golf club and attacked the men’s car as it drove off, causing panel damage. This led to a heated exchange of texts and threats between the owner of the car and the son over restitution for the damage. The owner, 26, of Cranbourne, and his passenger, 18, of Frankston, have been charged with making threats to kill via the text messages. The owner was also charged with possessing the drug GHB and methamphetamines. The passenger was charged with possession and using methamphetamines. They will appear at Frankston Magistrates’ Court, 16 November.

Threats to kill

A BANDIT allegedly made threats to kill while robbing the United service station, Seaford Rd, Seaford, Wednesday 6 September. The man, in his mid-to-late 20s, and wearing a red cap, white sunglasses,

track pants and hoodie, menaced the attendant while demanding he hand over the till, 1.10am. The man took the till and fled south-west along Frankston-Dandenong Rd. Carrum Downs police and the dog squad were on the scene within minutes but could not find him.

Call the cops

A MAN who stole five packs of bourbon from a Carrum Downs liquor outlet told the attendant to “call the police” when she challenged him and then allegedly attempted to shoot a Taser weapon at her. The weapon did not fire in the 2.30am, Monday 4 September robbery. Anyone with information is urged to call Frankston Embona Taskforce 9784 5555.

Street fighters

TWO groups brawled in Coolgardie St, Frankston North, 5.20pm, Friday 1 September, prompting residents to call police. The brawlers are believed to be known to each other but were “uncooperative” and would not name their attackers, police said. Ambulance officers treated a 31-year-old man for cuts to the top and back of his head. He was later arrested over an unrelated matter.

Carrum Downs police attended the collision, 4.50pm, Sunday 3 September, and found the 26-year-old in the car with her two young children. She later returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.283 per cent. Police media officer Kim Bramwell said the woman’s licence was immediately suspended. She will be charged on summons with an array of traffic offences.

Coward’s punch POLICE are seeking help in identifying a man involved in an assault outside a takeaway near the Grand Hotel, Frankston, 2.20am, Saturday 1 July. The man allegedly knocked his victim out with a coward’s punch, causing a facial fracture. The assailant is described as 180cm tall, thin build, short brown hair, clean shaven with a sleeve tattoo on his right arm. He was wearing a white T-shirt with the letters NXP in large dark-coloured letters on his upper back. He was wearing light-coloured pants with dark runners and smoking a cigarette. The offender, below, was accompanied by a blonde woman.

Hall hit again

THE 3rd Carrum Scouts hall has been vandalised or broken into seven times in the past three months, police said. Offenders on the evening of Saturday 2 September extensively damaged the roller door and side sheeting of the hall in Whatley St but do not appear to have gained entry. Anyone with information is asked to call Moorabbin detectives on 9556 6111.

Window smashed THE rear window of a car parked in the driveway of a house in Tonbridge St, Carrum, was smashed overnight, Friday 1 September. The owner thought he heard a noise at 8pm but did not investigate. Next morning he found the 2004 Lexus damaged. The cost of the window is put at $600. Nothing was stolen.

Plates taken

NUMBER plates 1AQ 1IN were stolen from a 2010 Holden Commodore in Chelsea Rd, Chelsea, Friday 25 August.

Hit pole, lost licence A SANDHURST woman who collided with a pole last week cut power to a housing estate and then lost her licence.

CCTV image: The man police are seeking.

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Frankston Times

11 September 2017


11 September 2017  

Frankston Times 11 September 2017

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