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MAN SUFFERS HEAD AND FACIAL INJURIES, POLICE APPEAL FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

Police are calling for witnesses as they continue to investigate how a 45-year-old man sustained serious head and facial injuries on the state’s Mid North Coast earlier this month. Around 9pm on February 1, a man was found on the side of River Street, at Woolgoolga, suffering significant head injuries. Emergency Services were contacted and he was taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital. He was then airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital where he remains in a serious condition. Police from the Coffs/Clarence Police District are investigating how the man received his injuries. In particular, officers would like to speak with the drivers of two vehicles travelling north on River Street, at about 8:45 to 8:50 that night. It is believed these two drivers may have seen the 45-year-old man before he sustained his injuries. The first vehicle is described …

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MAN AIRLIFTED FOLLOWING FALL AT MULLAWAY HEADLAND

There was a delicate rescue operation north of Coffs Harbour on Saturday night, after a 21-year-old man fell from a cliff. Emergency services were called to Mullaway Headland near Woolgoolga, at around 9 o’clock after reports a man had fallen. A medical team from the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter assisted local paramedics to stabilise the injured man. He was eventually winched from the scene, and flown to Coffs Harbour Hospital. Local SES, RFS, Fire and Rescue NSW and Police were also involved in the rescue.

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WINDOWS SMASHED AT WOOLGOOLGA WOOLWORTHS

A man, armed with a knife and hammer, was tasered at Woolworths in Woolgoolga early this morning after he smashed up to 50 windows at the store. It’s understood police attended the store around 4am. The 40-year-old man became aggressive towards police, threatening them with the weapons, before tasers were used. He was taken to Coffs Harbour Health Campus in a stable condition where he will undergo a mental health assessment. Police inquiries continue.   (VISION ONLY)

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