Push came to shove

A MAN who walked past the service area of a Dingley warehouse and into the goods area told staff he was there to collect an item. He “became vague” when queried and then became angry, making phone ca...

Bus stop assault

A MALVERN teenager was assaulted by a group of youths at a bus stop in Centreway, Mordialloc, 9pm, Tuesday 28 November. Three males and a female allegedly punched the 16-year-old several times in the...

Tools taken

PLUMBING and gas-fitting tools valued at $7500 and a De Walt gas nailer valued at $1000 were stolen from a tradie’s locked toolbox, overnight Wednesday 29 November. The toolbox was in a Hi-Lux ute pa...

Drinking takes a dive at The Pillars

PERMANENT bans on alcohol are among a range of tough rules designed to crack down on anti-social behaviour at youth hot-spot The Pillars. Mornington Peninsula Shire mayor Cr Bryan Payne said the bans...

Charges over assault

THREE men have been charged over an affray and alleged assaults on the Frankston foreshore, 7.45pm, Thursday 30 November. Detective Senior Constable Kerryn Merrett, of Frankston CIU, said a 21-year-o...

Knife threat in watch theft

TWO men menaced a 17-year-old boy with a knife before stealing his expensive watch, 1.20am, Saturday 25 November. The victim was walking north on McCormicks Rd, Sandhurst, when he was confronted by t...

Travelling con artists

TRAVELLING tradesmen offering discounted prices for work on the Mornington Peninsula over summer should be avoided, local police warn. Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Stephen McKenzie, of Mornington...

Witness appeal following Frankston assault

Police are appealing for public assistance after a man was assaulted during an incident in Frankston last weekend. The incident occurred outside a licensed premises on the Nepean Highway, near Davey ...

Stolen car in robbery attempt

TWO cars were stolen from an Edithvale house and one later used in an attempted factory robbery, overnight Sunday 26 November. The owners said keys to two Subarus – one a black 2004 Imprezza (registr...

‘Gun’ pointed at boys

FOUR males aged 17-20 pointed what looked like a handgun at two 13-year-old boys walking along Railway Parade, Highett, before stealing their computers, 5pm, Saturday 25 November. The men, described ...