Armed Robbery – Heidelberg Heights Restaurant

On the 26-05-13 at around 11.00 pm the sixty-four-year-old female and the sixty-six-year-old male owners of Isabella’s restaurant on Bell Street in Heidelberg Heights were leaving via the rear exit when they were confronted by three assailants with a gun and wearing balaclavas. The restaurant owners handed over the night’s takings and the offenders fled.…

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Crime Statistics – Maribyrnong

Police figures for the past twelve months reveal that violent assaults and drugs dealings have increased significantly in the City of Maribyrnong. Physical assaults have surged 13.8% to 635 cases. Physical assaults, excluding family violence, increased 7.7% to 446 offences. Drug offences increased 7.5% to 777 incidences. Police Inspector Tony Long said a Family Violence…

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Victims of Crime & PTSD

The universally accepted definition as declared by United Nations (UN) regarding “victims of crime” states that “people who have suffered harm, including physical or mental injury, emotional suffering, economic loss or substantial impairment of their fundamental rights, through acts or omissions that are in violation of criminal laws”. So, a victim of crime is the…

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