Category: Crime Stoppers
Northfield – Mugged by Africans
South Australia: African men bash, rob pedestrian on Hampstead Rd, Northfield
Adelaide 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,
or http://www.sa.crimestoppers.com.au. | November 08, 2011…
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.