Crews tackle house fire

FIREMEN were forced to cut into the roof of a house on fire in Lewis St, Frankston, last week in their efforts to fight a fire inside. Crews from Frankston and Patterson Lakes brigades used two pumpe...

Purse stolen, card used – Aspendale

A CREDIT card from a stolen purse was used to buy items in Aspendale in March. Police Media’s Creina O’Grady said a woman noticed her purse was missing after getting off a train at Aspendale on Monda...

Attempted break-in

TERRIFIED Coles staff watched on as two men attempted to force their way through the front doors of the Patterson Lakes store, 4.50am, Tuesday 25 April. A staff member heard a noise at the front of t...

Erratic Getaway

FOUR men wearing fluoro vests and using a concrete saw were disturbed while trying to cut open an ATM at an Aspendale Gardens shopping centre, 2.50am, Wednesday 26 April. The men, driving an $80,000 ...

Carrying torch for reconciliation

THIRTEEN years 9 and 10 students and two staff members from Kilbreda College, Mentone, were recently appointed Friends Igniting Reconciliation through Education (FIRE) carriers. The commissioning cer...

Surprise entry at Thai takeaway

AN elderly woman’s car crashed through the front window of the My Spice Thai Takeaway at the Gateway Shopping Centre, Frankston-Cranbourne Rd, Langwarrin, Sunday 23 April. Her Toyota Corolla mounted ...

Man sought over sexual assault

POLICE set up an information caravan at Seaford train station, Friday, in an attempt to glean information about a man who attacked and sexually assaulted a woman in Seaford earlier this month. Sexual...

Driver’s bad call

A MAN has been arrested after allegedly trying to evade police in Frankston last week. Detectives said they intercepted the man’s white 1989 Mitsubishi light truck, allegedly bearing false plates, in...

Cat-and-mouse drivers

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol officers chased two cars playing “cat and mouse” at Langwarrin, Thursday night (27 April), after they travelled side by side at speeds of 136kph in an 80kph zone. Leading Se...