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Top cop says attack on 79-year-old woman's home is despicable

Police are urging people who have seen two youths in the Nelson Terrace and Blain Street area early on Saturday to come forward.

Pack of girls attacked me, says Chinese on working holiday

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'Stealing with violence' is the police term. Chinese graduate says she was assaulted in the middle of the night. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE Friday, 2:50am: Statement from a McDonald spokesperson at 10am on March 22.

 

UPDATE March 26, 4:29pm Suspects charged.

Town camp attackers should face full force of law

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Mandatory sentencing should be invoked, writes Opposition Leader Gary Higgins (pictured).
UPDATE 11:30am August 10: Four arrested, one charged.

 

That 000 call: Top cop to get answers

Two big questions remain about the police response on the night when the manager of the tennis centre, Matt Roberts, was under siege by an armed mob threatening to kill him: How long did it take 000 to get through to the police, and how long did it take for the police to despatch a unit to the scene? New police Commander in Alice Springs, Kate Vanderlaan, who has served in Alice Springs for several years previously, says she will get answers. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Mr Roberts in the tennis club room where he was under siege and phoned 000.

"In which state is Alice Springs," asks 000 operator as armed thugs threaten to kill

 

 

 

 

"In which state is Alice Springs?" No, this wasn't the irritating question by a cold caller from New Delhi.
It was what tennis club manager Matt Roberts was asked by the woman responding to his 000 call while he was under siege, for nearly an hour, from a gang of armed, rampaging youths. PHOTO: A piece of timber used as a weapon in the assault. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

German Foreign Office says mobile homes should stay only in caravan parks with guards, warns of rapes, armed robberies in Alice Springs

An attack on two German tourists in a mobile home in the West MacDonnell Ranges is of the kind described in a German Foreign Office security advisory website (pictured), in its Australia section singling out Alice Springs alone. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

LETTER: Family, friends knew murdered woman was being abused

 

 

I am shocked by the murder of a young woman, after a savage attack at Abbott’s Camp on Christmas Day, writes Robyn Lambley, Acting Chief Minister.

Send in the taskforce: councillor

A prominent councillor says if necessary, the police taskforce should be deployed to keep the peace in town camps: "We must not return to the situation where police are kept out of the camps after dark and needed permits to enter," says Cr Steve Brown (pictured).
Cr Brown, who had the highest vote in the recent council elections, was commenting after a riot in Hidden Valley Town Camp on Wednesday, when it was alleged rioters attacked police, released prisoners from a paddy wagon and smashed police vehicles. Police were also attacked and injured during a melee in Hidden Valley in May.

Police seek public assistance after girl, 15, attacked, woman found dead

UPDATE

 

Detectives from the Southern Investigation Division have released the name of a person who may be able to assist with inquiries into the suspicious death of a woman on March 6.

And police have also released descriptions of two men they are searching for in relation to an attack on a 15-year-old girl on the same day.

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