Armed Robberies – Fitzroy

On the 18-05-14 just after 5.00 am police arrested two males and a female following two attempted armed robberies on Brunswick Street in Fitzroy. Both armed robberies involved skateboards being stolen. The offenders arrested were a twenty-six-year-old male from Preston, a twenty-three-year-old man of no fixed address and a twenty-one-year-old female from Reservoir. If you have…

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Assault & Attempted Abduction – Hawthorn Primary School

On the 15-05-14 at around 3.30 pm an unknown man approached an eight-year-old girl on the school grounds of the Manningtree Road Primary School in Hawthorn . The assailant dragged the young girl into a secluded area where he verbally assaulted and kicked her before undoing the top of her uniform. The young student managed to escape from…

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Indecent Assaults – Brunswick

On Saturday the 10th May 2014 two twenty-two-year-old women were indecently assaulted in Brunswick. Moreland Crime Investigation Unit detectives have since charged a thirty-seven-year-old man from Brooklyn with two counts of false imprisonment and two counts of indecent assault. The assailant is to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court for a remand hearing. For victims…

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Domestic Violence Homicides

In 2011 – 2012 there were thirteen people arrested for domestic violence homicides. In 2012-2013, following a change in police reporting practices, there were forty-five people arrested for domestic homicides. Western Integrated Family Violence Committee Member, Jocelyn Bignold, said authorities are struggling to “come to grips” with the magnitude of domestic abuse since new offences…

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