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Criminals target Mitchell

Family violence and 'cross-border offending' is on the rise in the Mitchell Shire according to the Crime Statistics Agency’s latest data for 2018.Theft, assault and breaking and...

Sexual assault in Cragieburn

Craigieburn Police are investigating a sexual assault at a shopping centre on Main Street, Craigieburn.Investigators have been told a woman, 31, was shopping when a man approached...

Suspicious fire burns close to homes

An out-of-control grassfire that burnt fences and narrowly missed homes at Springridge Estate in Wallan is being treated as suspicious.About eight to ten acres of grassland was...

Thief steals from primary school

Romsey Primary School students have a bad taste in their mouths after 60 kilograms of fruit was stolen from its kitchen garden over the March Labor Day weekend.

Vandals damage child care centre

A KILMORE child care centre is concerned after becoming a constant target for vandals.Connect Kids Kilmore suffered nearly $15,000 worth of damage to its kindergarten yard in...

Brigade mural defaced

MEMBERS of the Broadford Fire Brigade are disappointed after an Aboriginal mural on the station’s roller doors was vandalised earlier this month.The mural was vandalised sometime around...

Cops stop for a cuppa

SEYMOUR residents were able to get to know their town's police officers at a 'Coffee with a Cop' event at The Brewer’s Table on Wednesday.The initiative originated...

New year, new scam

THE Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is warning taxpayers to be alert for scammers impersonating the ATO, as scammers change tactics in 2019.Assistant Commissioner Karen Foat said scammers...

Siege in Wallan

by Jackson Russell and Evelyn LeckieA 22-YEAR-old man was arrested by police in Wallan at 6.50pm on Thursday, January 10 after a siege that lasted almost seven hours.

Bad Santa

A WOODEND man has been arrested after allegedly becoming stuck in the chimney of a Lancefield pharmacy on Monday night.The police were initially called to the store about 10:30pm after the alarm was set...