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WOMAN ARRESTED IN LAKE MACQUARIE PURSUIT

A 26-year-old woman has been arrested, after an overnight police pursuit through the Lake Macquarie suburb of Windale. Police attempted to stop a Holden Commodore around 1am this morning, after it allegedly travelled at speed and failed to give way at the intersection of Lachlan and Oxley Streets. Officers began a short pursuit, before the driver fled the car on foot into bushland off Cherry Street. With the assistance of the Police dog unit, a 26-year-old woman was located and arrested. She was charged with multiple offences, including driving when license suspended, and will face court later today.

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GROUP OF CHILDREN APPROACHED AT LAKE MACQUARIE

Police are appealing for information after five children were approached by a man at Morisset Park at Lake Macquarie on Saturday afternoon. Officers have been told a man stopped his car near the group on Lakeview Road around 3pm, inviting them to pat his pet Chihuahua. The group declined and alerted police. The man is described as being aged in his 70s, with short grey hair and wearing a dark long-sleeved shirt. The dog is described as a small cream-coloured Chihuahua. He was driving a white Toyota Corolla with purple tinted windows. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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23-YEAR-OLD INJURED AFTER FALLING FROM UTE NEAR CESSNOCK

A 23-year-old man remains in a critical condition in hospital, after falling from the back of a ute at Bellbird in the Hunter region. The man fell from the Toyota Hilux around 1:30 this morning, as the ute turned into Atkinson Street. He sustained severe head injuries and was taken to John Hunter Hospital. The driver, a 25-year-old man was subjected to a roadside breath test where he returned a reading of 0.098. He was arrested and charged with multiple offences including dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, and will face court in June.

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QUIRINDI’S SAM CARTER RETURNS TO ACT BRUMBIES STARTING TEAM

Quirindi’s Sam Carter is set to make his return to the starting side tomorrow, as the ACT Brumbies host the Jaguars at Canberra Stadium. In his comeback from concussion, the second-rower has spent the previous two matches coming off the bench for the Brumbies, with the co-captain returning to the starting 15 for the first time in five weeks. And it’s a timely return at that, with fellow co-captain Christian Lealiifano set to be rested, meaning Carter will skipper the team outright. The match in Canberra kicks-off at 4pm tomorrow. PLEASE NOTE: AUDIO UNAVAILABLE.  

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HEARTBREAKING LOSS FOR MATILDAS IN ASIAN CUP FINAL

The Matildas have suffered a heartbreaking loss in the Asian Cup final, going down 1-0 to Japan in Jordan. Australia dominated territory and possession for the majority, with one of their best chances a penalty in the first half. But a late Japanese goal was enough for the 2014 champions to claim victory, and back to back Asian Cups. The Matildas will now turn their attention to preparation for next year’s Women’s World Cup in France.

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DRUGS AND AMMUNITION LOCATED IN CENTRAL COAST POLICE SEARCH

Police have uncovered drugs, weapons, ammunition and over $3,000 in cash during a vehicle search on the Central Coast. Officers stopped an Audi on Sparks Road at Hamlyn Terrace around 7pm last night, after an attempt to avoid a random breath test. It’s alleged the 43-year-old driver failed a random drug test and was placed under arrest. A search of the vehicle allegedly uncovered ice, cocaine, steroids, a baton and several rounds of ammunition. The man was charged with a raft of offences including driving whilst disqualified. He was refused bail and will face court today.

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