Pram seller AWOL

A BONBEACH woman who arranged to buy a Bugaboo double pram via an online classifieds site received a rude surprise when the seller absconded with her $650 payment. The woman, 30, told Kingston detect...

Crash witness plea 

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in Keysborough, Wednesday 7 June. A silver 1998 Toyota Camry sedan was travelling south on Perry Rd when it lost control on a right-ha...

Engine failures end pursuits

TWO cars being driven off at speed in desperate attempts to get away from police ground to a halt when their engines failed. In one case, a Somerville man about to be pulled over for a random breath ...

Painting shows purpose on display

AN artwork painted by Aboriginal students has taken pride of place at Central Bayside Community Health Service’s Parkdale premises. The artwork, reflecting Aboriginal culture across Melbourne and its...

Fight over stolen booze

A MAN who grabbed a six-pack of bourbon from the Thirsty Camel outlet in Beach St, Frankston, was tackled by the shop assistant as he ran from the store, 8pm, Monday 6 June. Detective Leading Senior ...

Frankston cafe burglary

Frankston Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a burglary which occurred at a café in Frankston in April. Officers have been told a thief broke walked into the café, which is located...

Man scammed

AN elderly man was scammed of $4800 by a conman falsely claiming to be an Optus representative, 11am, Friday 26 May. The victim, a resident of a retirement village in McLeod Rd, Patterson Lakes, rece...