Weekend robberies keep cops busy

POLICE are appealing for information from the public following a number of robberies in Coffs Harbour over the weekend.

A house in Antaries Street was broken into between 4pm and 5.30pm on Saturday with the thieves making off with a video camera.

A guitar was also stolen from the granny flat of the residence.

Another residence in Antaries Street was targeted between 3pm and 5pm. However, an occupant of the residence came home to see a gold Toyota with three people parked in the driveway.

The car was quickly reversed out of the driveway and driven away.

The occupants allegedly found the car a few streets away in Perry Drive with a number of stolen items inside the vehicle.

Police are looking for a man thought to be the driver of the vehicle, described as in his 20s, Aboriginal in appearance, about 170cm tall of slim build, short dark hair and wearing a light-blue T-shirt.

If you have any information contact Crime Stoppers on 1300 333 000 or the Coffs Harbour Police Station on 6652 0299.

  • A 36-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with offensive behaviour after he allegedly punched a man at the Bailey Centre on Saturday night.

Police were called to the Bailey Centre about 1.55pm after reports of a fight.

It is alleged the man, who appeared to be intoxicated, had approached a vehicle and offered to clean the windscreen. The driver of the vehicle asked the man to move away from the vehicle.

The man then allegedly tried to get into the vehicle, and the driver pushed him away, and the man punched him.

Police attended a short time later and detained the man before issuing him with an infringement notice for offensive behaviour.

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