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MAN SOUGHT OVER ROBBERY AND ASSAULT IN JULY

CCTV images have been released by police as part of their investigation into the assault and robbery of a woman on the Central Coast earlier this year. Sometime between 8 and 9 pm on Sunday the 30th of July, a man approached a 32-year-old woman in The Entrance and demanded her phone, before assaulting her. The woman gave the phone to the man, and he was last seen on foot at Oakland Avenue. The woman sustained minor injuries, and police now wish to speak to the man depicted in the images. He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, slim build, about 35 to 45 years old, approximately 183cm, with a shaved head, and tattoos on his left arm. In the images he is wearing a white hat, t-shirt and tracksuit pants.

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ROAD SPIKES USED TO END CENTRAL COAST VEHICLE PURSUIT

Three people have been arrested following a police pursuit on the Central Coast. Just after midnight police attempted to stop a white Nissan Pulsar sedan they say was bearing stolen plates on Young Street at West Gosford. The pursuit that followed travelled through Somersby and Ourimbah, during which the Nissan allegedly damaged a police car. Police deployed road spikes on Reliance Drive in Tuggerah, and the car eventually came to a stop on Victoria Road in Woy Woy. The three occupants then allegedly fled on foot but were detained by police shortly after. A 25-year-old man was charged with two counts of police pursuit, two counts of assaulting police, using an offensive weapon to avoid apprehension, and goods in custody, amongst a range of other charges. A 36-year-old woman will be charged with travelling in a conveyance, and a 19-year-old …

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DOOR-TO-DOOR SALESWOMAN INDECENTLY ASSAULTED

A door to door saleswoman has been indecently assaulted on the Central Coast. The 18-year-old was working as a sales representative, when she knocked on the front door of a home on Sabrina Avenue in Bateau Bay at around 2:30pm yesterday. A 47-year-old man answered the door and, after the woman refused to come inside, he allegedly grabbed her and pulled her inside. There, he is accused of indecently assaulting her, and not allowing her to leave. Police arrested the man at the home just before midday today. He was charged with detaining a person with intent to obtain advantage, assault with act of indecency, and intimidation.

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