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Wollongong service station armed robber on the run
1 year ago

Wollongong service station armed robber on the run

A man who held a knife to a service station attendant’s face in Wollongong is on the run.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the armed robbery at the Caltex …
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Aberdare service station held up at knifepoint; two men flee scene on dirt bike
1 year ago

Aberdare service station held up at knifepoint; two men flee scene on dirt bike

Police are investigating an armed robbery at an Aberdare service station on Wednesday morning.

Shortly before 6am Wednesday (January 29), a man entered the Shell service station on Aberdare Road …
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Man admits to dousing stranger in diesel fuel at Canberra petrol station
1 year ago

Man admits to dousing stranger in diesel fuel at Canberra petrol station

A Queensland man has admitted to dousing a stranger in diesel fuel at a Canberra petrol station.

His passenger, a woman, is accused of trying to set a tampon on …
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Man arrested after car chase and foot pursuit suspected in spate of petrol drive-offs
1 year ago

Man arrested after car chase and foot pursuit suspected in spate of petrol drive-offs

A man arrested after a police chase is suspected of being responsible for numerous petrol drive-offs in the northern suburbs over the past six weeks.

A police patrol spotted a …
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Man extradited from Queensland over two Port Stephens service station robberies
1 year ago

Man extradited from Queensland over two Port Stephens service station robberies

A Queensland man who was charged with trying to rob two Port Stephens service stations in just two days and set fire to a random car was extradited back to …
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Servo robbed by man wielding blood-filled syringe
1 year ago

Servo robbed by man wielding blood-filled syringe

AN EMPLOYEE of a Lismore service station had a harrowing experience when a man allegedly threatened him with a loaded syringe early on Thursday morning.

Richmond Police District Inspector Bill …
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Soaring fuel thefts driving servo owners to despair
2 years ago

Soaring fuel thefts driving servo owners to despair

The extent of Victoria’s petrol drive-off epidemic has been laid bare.

A year after police declared game-on against fuel bandits, new figures show thousands of thefts are occurring.

The state’s road authority …
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Another Reason To Not Pay For Petrol At The Pump
2 years ago

Another Reason To Not Pay For Petrol At The Pump

You might already be wary of petrol pump skimmers that can steal your payment information from the card reader. Now, Visa has issued a warning about a new threat at …
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Man threatens service station staff with box-cutter knife, demands money in Adelaide’s north
2 years ago

Man threatens service station staff with box-cutter knife, demands money in Adelaide’s north

Police are searching for a man who attempted to hold-up a service station in Adelaide’s north overnight. 

Police allege the man threatened a staff member from the Main North Rd …
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Man dies after being stabbed at Blackmans Bay service station
2 years ago

Man dies after being stabbed at Blackmans Bay service station

A man has died after being stabbed at a service station in Blackmans Bay, in Hobart’s south.

Police and emergency services were called to the scene on Roslyn Avenue just …
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