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Tyson Cottrill

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Tyson Cottrill is a journalist and producer based in Newcastle, with 10 years television news experience. Tyson first began work with NBN in 2007, before being employed as a journalist at Channel Nine in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Born and raised in Newcastle, Tyson has a Bachelor of Communications from Charles Sturt University.

ACCUSED KIDNAPPER REMANDED IN CUSTODY

A man is tonight in custody, charged with abducting a woman at Jesmond earlier this month. 31-year-old Rex Green didn’t appear before Newcastle Local Court today, and didn’t apply for bail. He’s accused of threatening a 20-year-old woman at a unit, before forcing her into a Holden Commodore and driving away. She was found at a Cameron Park house a short time later, while Green was arrested at Wallsend. The matter will return to court in April.

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APPEAL FOR INFORMATION FOLLOWING WANGI WANGI FIRE

Police are looking for four men following yesterday’s fire at the old Wangi Wangi power station. The group was seen leaving the disused site in a blue hatchback, with registration plates beginning with the letters B-A-L. They’re described as being of slim build, caucasian, and aged in their early 20s one had wavy, shoulder-length hair. The fire broke out on the third level of the former power station, and was contained to a single room.

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