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CENTRAL COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL CANCELLED

Central Coast music festival, “Mountain Sounds” has been cancelled. Organisers are claiming it’s a result of the State government’s ‘war on drugs’ after they were forced to pay an additional $200,000 on around the clock police presence. The event wrote on its Facebook page that further conditions and financial obligations imposed, were “impossible to meet”. Ticketholders will be contacted by festival organisers regarding refunds.

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83-YEAR-OLD MAN CHARGED FOLLOWING ALLEGED SEXUAL TOUCHING OF YOUNG GIRL

A man has been charged after allegedly inappropriately touching a teenage girl at a football match on the Central Coast. The police were approached during a football match at a Central Coast Stadium on the 23 December. It’s alleged the 83-year-old man touched the 15-year-old girl in a sexual manner, as well as making inappropriate remarks and gestures toward her. The man was removed from the stadium and the case referred to detectives. He was charged with intentionally sexually touching a child aged 10-16 and “intentionally do sexual act with child aged 10-16.” He was granted strict bail, and will appear before Wyong Local Court in February.

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SHOT FIRED THROUGH WINDOW OF CENTRAL COAST HOME

A shot has been fired into a home on the Central Coast. Police were called to a property at Blue Haven at around 10:30 to find a single bullet hole in a window. Those inside weren’t injured. A crime scene was established and the incident is being foresically examined by detectives. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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CENTRAL COAST MAN IN SERIOUS CONDITION FOLLOWING ‘ONE PUNCH’ ASSAULT

A 27-year-old man is in a serious condition following a ‘one punch’ assault on the Central Coast last night. The man fell and hit his head when he punched in the face by another man at a house on Fox Close at Kariong at around 10:30 last night. He was taken to Gosford Hospital suffering a broken jaw, broken nose and a possible fractured eye socket. Brisbane Water Police are investigating the incident. Anyone with information or mobile footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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24-YEAR-OLD CHARGED FOLLOWING CENTRAL COAST STABBING

A man has been charged following a stabbing on the Central Coast last week. It’s alleged two men approached another man sitting in his car with a woman. One of the men reached into the car and struck the man with an electronic stun device, before stabbing him in the chest. The woman drove the injured man to The Entrance Police Station, where he was then flown to Liverpool Hospital. He remains in a stable condition. Following their inquiries, at about 7:45pm yesterday, police arrested a 24-year-old man from a Long Jetty home. He was taken to Wyong Police Station and charged with wound with intent to murder. He was refused bail. Police are still seeking assistance to help locate the other man.

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