A YOUTH, 14, was threatened and robbed while waiting at the North Haven railway station, on Wednesday, May 6, at 4pm.

After a group of eight youths exited a train, two of the group approached the victim, demanded his mobile phone and threatened to assault him.

The victim, from North Haven, handed over the phone without injury.

Police described the suspects as Caucasian, male, 19 years, 183cms, one with a skinny build, tanned skin, shoulder length blonde dread locks and wearing a bright coloured hooded jumper.

The other youth had a stocky build, dark short hair, tanned skinned wearing dark hooded jumper.

Cash stolen

FOUR shops at the West Lakes Shopping Centre had cash stolen in an early morning crime spree on Wednesday, May 6.

The thief entered the shops, located outside the main shopping compelex by jemmying the doors and stole small amounts of petty cash from cash registers in each premises, before 3.30am.

Police described the suspect as Caucasian, medium build, 170cms, mid 20s, wearing a black top with a white rectangular patch on right arm, black pants, gloves, a blue baseball cap and carrying a white bag.

A white older style Magna sedan, with unknown registration, was seen leaving the centre around 3.30am.

City assault

A SEMAPHORE man allegedly punched a city business owner in the face, damaging his glasses, during a violent robbery on North Tce.

A man, 24, allegedly walked into the business on May 5, about 10am, and stole property.

He was charged with theft, disorderly behaviour, assault, property damage and breaching bail.


AMONG the breakins reported to Port Adelaide Police (May 6-11):

Alberton Sussex St: house, unlocked door, cash.

Glanville Hart St: surgery, broke door, cash.

Gillman Wilkins Rd: building, cut fence, tyre.

North Haven France Three Crt: house, entry unknown, cash.

Port Adelaide Formby Cr: house, entry unknown, purse, drivers licence, credit card, St Vincent’s St: shop, entry unknown, cash, camera, laptop computer, Commercial Rd: shop, broke door, watch.

Queenstown Port Rd: shed, jemmied door, vehicle.

Taperoo Moldavia Wk: house, jemmied door, cash.

Semaphore South Ullah Pl: flat, broke door, laptop computer.

West Lakes West Lakes Blvd: shop, unknown entry, cash, West Lakes Blvd: shop, jemmied door, cash, Sportsman Drv: flat, medicine, cash.

Call BankSA Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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