Failed armed robbery

TRANSIT Crime Unit detectives are investigating an attempted armed robbery on a 20-year-old man outside the Cheltenham station earlier this month. As the man got off the train and was walking down th...

Shop theft, bail breach counts

TWO youths who allegedly stole liquor and graffiti-sprayed buses and cars in Mentone were later found to be on bail for more serious offences. The oldest of the pair, 16, of Cheltenham, allegedly sto...

Sexual assault

A FRANKSTON woman was sexually assaulted on a train running between Carrum and Mordialloc stations, 7.30am, Tuesday 13 September. The woman told police she was sitting in a carriage by herself when a...

Boys hide after assault

A BOY, 15, was accosted at Southland shopping centre by two youths and told to hand over his pocket money 9am, Saturday 17 September. When the boy said he didn’t have any he was told he would have to...

Youths rob, punch boy

THREE youths punched, robbed and spray painted a 13-year-old Aspendale boy’s hair and backpack as he walked across the Mordialloc Creek footbridge, 3.20pm, Tuesday 13 September. The boy said he had i...

Security upped at post centres

DESPITE assurances that parcel security has been beefed up at its mail delivery centres, Australia Post is being cagey about exactly what measures have been taken. National communications manager Jar...

Leaders in action

IT has been a year of celebration at Aspendale’s St Louis de Montfort’s School, with two of its school captains being recognised for their determination and leadership. School captain Ella Bater was ...

Rail protests on march

MORE than 300 protesters against any form of elevated rail along any part of the Frankston line marched to show their dismay at level crossing removal plans released this month. No Sky Rail: Franksto...