On the 20-02-12 sometime before 9.30 pm a twenty-six-year-old male was walking home after visiting friends when he was confronted by a group of men who glassed him and knocked him unconscious causing face and head injuries and he was later treated at the Dandenong Hospital. If you have been the victim of a physical…Details
On the 19-02-12 at around 11.40pm a twenty-three-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Thornbury. The assailant with a bicycle passed her and then put his bike on the ground and turned back and proceeded to assault the woman. In you have been the victim of a sexual assault in Victoria contact Victims of Crime Counselling…Details
On the 31-01-12 at around 2.15 a male with a knife entered the Amery Street Milk Bar and after being refused cash by the attendant fled. At around 3.05 am that same morning a male with a knife entered the Gellibrand Crescent Milk Bar again demanding money which was again refused. If you have been…Details
On the 13-03-12 at around 1.20 am a male entered the restaurant in Bell Street with a syringe and forced staff to hand over cash before fleeing.
If you have been the victim of an armed robbery or similar crime contact Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for assistance on Freecall 1800 000 055.
On the 18-01-12 at around 2.00 pm a man wearing a black baseball cap and black gloves and carrying a firearm entered the pharmacy and demanded money from the two shop assistants. No one was injured and the assailant was last seen running down Bay Street. Where a crime occurs in a workplace the victim…Details
On the 13-01-12 at around 4.35 am an offender armed with a firearm entered a St Kilda convenience store and demanded money which he stole and then fled. When a crime occurs in a workplace the victim may be entitled to seek assistance both via Workcover and through Crime Compensation to aide in recovery. For…Details
On the 27-01-12 at around 2.30 am a twenty-four-year-old man was walking along the street when he was pushed against a fence and a sharp object put to his back before being sexually assaulted. A passing motorist’s headlights disrupted the attacker and the assailant then fled. In you have been the victim of a sexual assault…Details
On the 17-01-12 at around 3.55 pm a seventeen-year-old St. Albans boy was assaulted in the CBD after stepping off a tram suffering facial fractures. The victim reported being concussed and unable to recall details of the incident. In you have been the victim of a physical assault or similar crime in Victoria contact Victims…Details
On Australia Day 2012 the offender forced his way through the victim’s front door and pushed the sixty-one-year-old victim to the ground and then threatened her with a knife before removing money from her purse and fleeing. In you have been the victim of a physical assault or similar crime in Victoria contact Victims of…Details
On the 01-02-12 at around 3.30 pm two males entered the rear of a supermarket in Oakleigh East, one with a firearm, and demanded cash from the attendants at the front counter and then fled with a large amount of money. On the same day at around 9.10 pm three offenders wearing masks entered The…Details
On the 07-01-12 at around 10:50 pm one assailant entered the taxi and asked to be driven to Richmond to collect a friend. Once in Richmond the second assailant entered the taxi and allegedly put a plastic bag over the taxi driver’s head while the first man stuck him with a syringe before they fled…Details
On the 21-02-12 at around 8:00 am a sixteen year old female student was walking towards Coburg Railway Station when she was approached by the male assailant who followed her and attempted to find out which school she attends and then boarded the train and sat near her. If you have been the victim of…Details
On the 06-03-12 at around 10.25 pm the assailant entered the Caltex Service Station in Greenvale and produced and handgun and handed a bag to the attendant demanding money.
If you have been the victim of an armed robbery contact Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for assistance on Freecall 1800 000 055.
There has been a series of bag snatching incidents at the Preston Market and the Northcote Plaza which has resulted in the police asking shoppers to be extra cautious and vigilant. Police describe bad snatching as crimes of opportunity and advise shoppers to keep handbags close to their bodies and either concealed or facing away from…Details
On the 05-02-12 the thirty-three-year-old Indian man was attacked by a group of unknown male assailants who quickly fled the scene. The victim sustained a broken jaw which was surgically treated at the St Vincent’s Hospital. In you have been the victim of a physical assault or similar crime contact Victims of Crime Counselling &…Details
On the 02-02-12 an off-duty senior police officer was attacked by two male assailants and one female assailant with a piece of timber and bricks and sustained face and upper body injuries after having previously spoken to two people regarding alleged drug activity at the Reservoir station. Transit police are calling for witnesses to this serious…Details
There has been a recent spate of sexual attacks in the Brunswick and Coburg areas. On the 25-01-12 at around 9.00 am a twenty-seven-year-old woman was collecting items from a motor vehicle when a male assailant wrapped his arms around her from behind and assaulted her. On the 17-09-12 at around 10.15 am a thirty-year-old…Details
On the 30-01-12 at around 10.30 pm a twenty-three-year-old female got of a tram followed by two youths. One of the youths soon grabbed and pushed her and threatened her with a hammer demanding that she hand over her mobile phone and cash. The female described being very fearful for her safety and fortunately only…Details
On 16-02-12 at around 3.00 am a male carrying a gun and wearing a balaclava ran into the Albion Charles Hotel and approached staff and demanded money. Hotel Employees gave the assailant the money and he then fled through nearby parkland. Armed robberies in Victorian Hotels and Tabarets are now a common occurrence and often result in…Details
Stephen Parnis, Vice-President of the AMA Victoria, recently said in the media that ”something like 90% of Emergency Nurses have been subjected to physical violence and some 5% of General Practitioners have been threatened with weapons”. Health workers are often facing violence from people with a range of problems including drug and alcohol and mental…Details