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BUSHWALKER RESCUED FROM CENTRAL COAST NATIONAL PARK

UPDATE: The 15-year-old bushwalker has been airlifted from the site, and taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital in a stable condition. ————- Emergency services are working to rescue a bushwalker, from the Brisbane Water National Park on the Central Coast. The 15-year-old girl was on a school camping trip, when she suffered a possible neck injury on Sunday. Paramedics entered the national park on Sunday afternoon, and stayed with her overnight. Inclement weather is hampering the operation to remove her from the park, with no road access to the site.

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POLICE OFFICER CHARGED AFTER ALLEGED ASSAULTS

A police officer has been suspended, after being charged with two-alleged assaults. The 27-year-old is accused of entering a Tamworth home on the 22nd of January and carrying out the alleged incidents. He was arrested yesterday, at a property in the Canobolas Shire, and later charged with sexual intercourse without consent and assault with an act of indecency. He’ll face Dubbo Local Court in April.

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WYBUNG HEAD SEARCH SUSPENDED

An extensive land and sea search has been suspended at Wybung Head, on the Central Coast, for a possible missing rock fisherman. Nothing untoward was found during the search while investigators have been unable to confirm that anyone is missing. The search was sparked by rock fishing equipment being found on the rocks, with no sign of any fisherman. Resources involved in the search included marine rescue and the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter. (VISION ONLY)

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MAN ATTACKED WITH LAWN MOWER

An 81-year-old man has been left with severe hand and leg injuries caused by a lawn mower, after a neighborhood dispute in Port Macquarie. Emergency services were called to the Crestwood Drive address around 9:30 on Saturday morning, following alleged reports two men were fighting. Police understand a large knife and a lawn mower were used during the fight. A 72-year-old man is assisting police with their inquiries.

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POLICE OFFICER CHARGED OVER HISTORIC CHILD SEXUAL OFFENCES

A senior constable from the Northern Region Command has been charged over alleged historic child sexual offences. Police say the charges relate to the alleged sexual and indecent assault of a girl during the 1990’s, when the man was 15 years of age. He was taken to Belmont Police Station on Thursday, where he was charged with six counts of indecent assault of a victim under 10 years of age, and two counts of sexual intercourse with a person under 10 years of age. His duty status is now under review.

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TWO DRIVERS CAUGHT 75KM/H OVER SPEED LIMIT

Two drivers had their licenses suspended after being caught travelling more than 75km/h over the speed limit in the Hunter Valley. Around 10pm on Friday night, Police stopped two vehicles travelling in Queen Street, Singleton. The first, a Ford Falcon, was detected travelling at 144km/h in a 60km/h zone. The 24-year-old driver returned a positive roadside breath test and was taken to Singleton Police Station where it’s alleged he returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.059. A 23-year-old driver also had his license suspended after the Holden Commodore he was driving was detected at 140km/h.

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CHARGES LAID OVER MID NORTH COAST FATAL

A 40-year-old woman has been charged over a fatal crash at Old Bar in January. The woman was taken to Waratah Police Station on Friday and charged with multiple offences including manslaughter and dangerous driving occasioning death. She was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Taree Local Court in March.

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FIREARMS STOLEN FROM HUNTER PROPERTY

Guns and ammunition have been stolen from a property near Paterson, in the Hunter region. The Martins Creek Road property was the target of a break-in on Friday morning before thieves escaped with the firearms including a .222 calibre rifle. Anyone with information is urged to contact local police.

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