Category: Crime Stoppers

Northfield – Mugged by Africans

Men bash, rob pedestrian on Hampstead Rd, Northfield

Northfield – Mugged by AfricansAdelaide Advertiser | November 08, 2011

A MAN was bashed and robbed by a group of five men in Northfield late Monday night.

The 33-year-old was walking along Hampstead Road, near Hargrave Street, at about 11.15pm when he was approached by five men of African appearance.

He was pushed to the ground and assaulted before the group stole his backpack, wallet and cigars.

Anyone with information are asked to contact BankSA Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000,
| November 08, 2011

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Western Adelaide: 79-Year-Old Woman Sexually Assaulted by Aboriginal

Western Adelaide Police are searching for a male Aboriginal youth, who twice indecently assaulted a 79-year-old woman. First as she was walking along Victoria Rd in Osborne and again on nearby Marmora Tce.

The suspect is described as being Aboriginal with a dark complexion. The victim believes the offender was aged about 17, is 170cm tall and of stocky build. He had dark, curly hair and “bushy” eyebrows.

The offender wore a purple-maroon tracksuit with the logo G Unit in white across the front and matching pants.

Anyone with any information should call BankSA Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Gunpoint traffic light terror

Michael Milnes, Police Reporter: The Advertiser | December 17, 2008,22606,24812773-5006301,00.html

A MOTORIST has been robbed at gunpoint at a set of northern suburbs traffic lights, after thugs smashed their way into his vehicle with an iron bar.

As the man waited at the intersection of Kings Rd and Fairbanks Drive, Paralowie about 4.30am, two men approached him, one of them smashing the windscreen with the bar.

Police spokeswoman Senior Constable Rebecca Stokes said the other man was armed with a dark coloured handgun and threatened the driver and demanded money.

The men escaped with the man’s wallet in a …

Abo Throws Rock Through Bus Window

The Advertiser | November 30, 2008,22606,24730344-2682,00.html

A BUS driver has narrowly escaped injury after a rock or brick was thrown through a window at Ovingham tonight.

The 235 bus to Kilburn was at the intersection of Churchill Rd and Torrens Rd just before 7pm when a woman hurled the rock at the driver’s side window.

The woman was wearing a striped top and had her hair tied back in a ponytail.

She was described as Aboriginal and aged in her 30s.

She was last seen running west on Torrens Rd.

The driver was not hurt and is being …

Cab drivers targeted by thieves

The Advertiser September 26, 2008,22606,24405882-2682,00.html

TWO taxi drivers were assaulted in separate attacks overnight, with one cab stolen by a man and woman.

Police arrested a Christies Beach man, 26, and a Woodcroft man, 27, after they allegedly assaulted a driver and attempted to run off without paying the fare in Hindley St at about 2.30am.

The driver chased the men and one assaulted him leaving the driver with minor injuries to his face and hand.

The men ran through the railway yards before being arrested in the carpark of the Convention Centre, on North Tce. They were charged …

Woman stabbed by Aboriginal gang in front of city shoppers

Renato Castello: The Advertiser | September 13, 2008,,24340766-5006301,00.html

A WOMAN has been stabbed in front of shoppers in what is believed to have been an unprovoked attack in the city centre this afternoon.

The 22-year-old Brompton woman rang police and ambulance to report she had been stabbed in the chest outside the Southern Cross Arcade on King William St.

She was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital just after 1pm with non-life threatening injuries.

A witness to the attack said the woman was sitting outside the Southern Cross Photo store with a male companion when she was approached by …

Abo used Pistol in theft of rare car at Mile End

The Advertiser | September 01, 2008,22606,24273677-5006301,00.html

A RARE American muscle car has been stolen at gunpoint in Mile End this morning.

Police are now hunting for a man of Aboriginal appearance who stole the black 2008 Dodge Nitro station wagon from its owner on Rose St, Mile End, about 8.45am.

It is understood the offender entered a business at Mile End before confronting the victim at gunpoint and demanding his car keys.

He is of medium build and was wearing all black clothing with a balaclava.

No one was injured in the incident.

The vehicle’s registration is XTW-765


Armed African men in wallet grab

Doug Robertson: The Advertiser | August 12, 2008,22606,24172837-2682,00.html

FIVE men of African appearance – one armed with a knife – accosted and robbed a man as he walked on a busy Greenacres street tonight.

The victim was not injured.

The group of five confronted the man at about 10pm on Redward Ave, which runs from Fosters Rd to Hampstead Rd.

They demanded he hand over his wallet and then left on foot.

Anybody with information about the robbery is asked to contact Bank SA Crime Stoppers ph: 1800 333 000.

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Abos hit Metro Hotel, Brighton, after attack at Hove

Michael Milnes, Police Reporter: The Advertiser | July 28, 2008,22606,24087745-5006301,00.html

THREE men wielding a baseball bat and iron bar burst into a hotel and assaulted two people after threatening a man in his home in two terrifying attacks last night.

The pub victims were at the Metro Hotel at Brighton about 11.40pm when three men described as aboriginal burst in to the gaming room, threatening staff and customers with their weapons.

Two people who tried to stop the bandits were assaulted but police said they did not sustain any injuries. The robbers then escaped with an amount of money …

Abos attack hotel staff at Brahma Lodge and Salisbury Heights

Thugs attack hotel staff at Brahma Lodge and Salisbury Heights

Michael Milnes, Police Reporter: The Advertiser | July 08, 2008,22606,23986351-2682,00.html

STAFF at two northern suburbs hotels were assaulted by a gang of armed men this morning.

In the first incident, staff leaving the Brahma Lodge Hotel about 2.30am were confronted by three men carrying a baseball bat and iron bars. One of the staff was assaulted.

The men, all of aboriginal appearance, escaped empty handed, but about five minutes later three people fitting the same description entered the gaming room of the Old Spot hotel, Salisbury Heights.

A security …

When Asians Attack

Two violent stabbings overnight

Michael Milnes, Police Reporter: The Advertiser | June 29, 2008,22606,23940974-2682,00.html

A VICTORIAN man was chased by a group of up to six Asian men and stabbed several times early this morning in the western suburbs.

The man in his 20s was chased along Hanson Rd by the group and into Alison St where he was stabbed numerous times.

The man “received severe lacerations to his hands, arms and body and is in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital undergoing emergency surgery,” police spokesman Senior Constable Mick Abbott said.

It was the second stabbing in the city overnight, …

Abo Violence: Police Need Your Help

SA Crime Stoppers | September 6, 2007

Abo Violence: Police Need Your HelpAbo Violence: Police Need Your Help

08/29TV – Police need your help to identify two men who assaulted a security guard on a Gawler bound train. Between 12.15pm and 12.30pm on Thursday September 6 2007 three men were on the Adelaide to Gawler bound train. They all began smoking. A PSA and security guard approached the men and asked them for their tickets. One of the men did not have a ticket, the PSA went to the ticket machine and bought a ticket. One of the men then became aggressive and approached the PSA with both hands clenched. …

Abos on the Rampage: Home Invasion & Robbery

Home invasion at Somerton Park, then Mawson Lakes pub robbery

Sam Rodrigues, Police Reporter: The Advertiser | June 18, 2008,22606,23882995-5006301,00.html

THREE men on a crime rampage smashed their way into a beachfront house last night, threatening a man with a screwdriver and shards of glass before stealing his car.

The men broke into the Somerton Park house, on The Esplanade, at about 10pm by smashing a rear window.

The men threatened the male resident with a screwdriver and shards of glass from the window, forcing him to hand over a wallet and the keys to his grey Honda Euro …

Toilet predator sexually assaults boy at Noarlunga Centre

The Advertiser | June 17, 2008,22606,23876712-2682,00.html

POLICE are hunting a man who sexually assaulted a teenager in a southern suburbs public toilet.

South Coast police said the 15-year-old had gone to use the men’s toilet at the Noarlunga Centre Interchange when he was assaulted about 3.30pm on Monday.

The boy was not physically hurt.

The offender is described as having a dark complexion, is aged about 30, is about 178cm in height and is of medium build.

He is bald and wore an “under the lip goatee”.

He wore black sunglasses, a grey T-shirt and blue denim jeans.


Man threatened as Abos steal car at Para Hills

Michael Milnes, Police Reporter: The Advertiser | June 13, 2008,22606,23857370-2682,00.html

A PARA Hills man who went to investigate noises outside his house at 4am today was threatened by two men who stole his car.

A short time later, his blue Holden Commodore sedan was driven through the doors of a tavern on Golden Grove Rd at Surrey Downs.

Police said cleaners at the tavern heard a crash and alarms being set off at 4.15am.

They told police two men of Aboriginal appearance then ransacked some of the poker machines, stealing the cash drawers.

The men are possibly linked to …