Tag: robbery

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 …

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.