Jawbone found

HUMAN bones – possibly part of a child’s jawbone – were found at Ricketts Point beach, 5pm, Thursday 11 January. A Beaumaris beachgoer exploring a rock pool found the jawbone with one tooth attached ...

Petrol and crackers a dangerous mix

A DRUG-AFFECTED motorist sparked a major scare at a Braeside service station when he poured petrol over his car’s front seat and then set off firecrackers near the open driver’s side door. Detective ...

Punched in robbery

AN Aspendale man was punched in the face by a burglar who he confronted in the hallway of his Aspendale home, 8.15pm, Sunday 14 January. The resident was asleep when the offender forced a sliding win...

Bank teller cops a spray

A WOULD-BE bank robber armed with a portable weed sprayer menaced a teller at the Commonwealth Bank, Main St, Mordialloc, Wednesday 10 January. The man, carrying a backpack which may have contained t...

Coolart action

YOUNGSTERS can join Parks Victoria’s junior ranger program over summer to find out about national parks and reserves with a ranger. Activities include minibeast discovery walks, signing up as a wildl...

With a song in their heart

MORE than 140 students took part in the Peninsula Youth Music Society’s 38th Summer Music School at Mt Erin College in Frankston South last week. They enjoyed making music with their new friends, wit...

Appeal for witnesses

THE FAMILY of a 16-year-old who died in an incident at the Frankston City Motorcycle Track are asking any witnesses to the death of Sebastian D’Imperio to contact police. The teenager died after an a...

Thieves steal from tradies’ utes

TRADIES’ tools are a target for thieves in the Carrum Downs/Skye area. Nail guns, saws, drills and other valuable power tools were stolen in a spate of thefts over the Saturday to Monday, 6-8 January...

Citizens ‘arrest’

HELPFUL bystanders helped detain a man after a botched alleged armed robbery and scuffle outside a Seaford bank’s ATM, 5.10pm, Tuesday 9 January. Prior to the incident a 69-year-old man withdrew mone...

Detectives seek answers

FRANKSTON detectives are investigating a residential burglary and theft from a car in Seaford on Christmas Eve. They would like to talk to a man wearing a hi-vis top who may have used stolen credit c...