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Police seek witnesses to town centre mugging

POLICE are investigating the aggravated robbery of a 66-year-old man in Charles St, New Norfolk, on Sunday evening. A police spokesperson said the New Norfolk man was walking in Charles St at about 7.10pm. “The male was walking on Charles St, New Norfolk, when he was approached by two male

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Two crashes this morning

EMERGENCY services have responded to two car crashes in the Derwent Valley this morning, including a two-vehicle crash at Granton and a single-vehicle incident at Glenora. Police say two vehicles crashed on the Lyell Highway at Granton at about 11am. No injuries were reported but motorists were urged to avoid

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Two injured in Ellendale crash

A MAN and a child were injured on Sunday when an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) is reported to have collided with a parked vehicle. Inspector Gavin Hallett of Tasmania Police said the incident had occurred on private property off Ellendale Rd at Ellendale. “At about 12.30pm, police including the Westpac Rescue

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Four facing charges over Derwent Valley burglaries

POLICE say two men, a woman and a youth are facing charges following the recovery of a significant amount of stolen property linked to burglaries in the Derwent Valley last week. “Over the recent June long weekend, members from Tasmania Police have recovered a significant amount of stolen property from

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Thieves repeatedly hit New Norfolk Golf Club

THE New Norfolk Golf Club is hoping that the community can provide information to assist with identifying the people responsible for unsolved crimes. In particular, the club has experienced a number of break-ins at its machinery shed in recent months. Items that have been stolen include a number of brush-cutters,

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Motorcyclist in critical condition after Ellendale crash

POLICE officers including crash investigators are examining a serious single motorcycle crash on private property on Jones River Rd at Ellendale around 2.25pm this afternoon (Sunday). A police spokesman said a 35-year-old male motorcyclist had been transported to the Royal Hobart Hospital in via the Westpac rescue helicopter in a

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Car flips on Boyer Rd

EMERGENCY services have this afternoon responded to a single-vehicle accident on Boyer Rd at Boyer. Police say a car had rolled onto its side and blocked one lane of traffic. Motorists were asked to avoid the area while emergency crews responded to the crash. The road was reported to be

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Crash closes Glenlusk Rd

1PM UPDATE: Glenlusk Rd has been reopened to traffic following the ealier crash. Police say there is no update on the condition of the driver. EARLIER: POLICE and emergency services are in attendance at a single vehicle crash on Glenlusk Rd, Glenlusk. Police say that the single occupant of the

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Valley man charged after city traffic incident

POLICE have charged an Ellendale man with multiple offences following incidents alleged to have occurred in Hobart last night (Friday). Police say they saw a red Ford Escape SUV being driven erratically near the intersection of Gladstone St and Sandy Bay Rd at about 9.30pm. “The vehicle was then intercepted

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Rider dies after Hollow Tree Rd crash

A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a crash on Hollow Tree Rd earlier today. In a statement issued this evening, police said a man aged in his 50s had died as a result of the crash which occurred around 2.40pm today (Monday). “The man, who was was seriously injured and later

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Crash on Hollow Tree Rd

UPDATE 5PM: A motorcyclist is reported to be in a serious condition as a result of the crash earlier today. Hollow Tree Rd remains closed between the Lyell Hwy and Marked Tree Rd. The rider will be taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital for treatment. Motorists are asked to avoid

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