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  • Allambie Heights. Shortly after 11.00am Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Cornwell Road, Allambie Heights.
  • Bayview. Just before 8.15am Wednesday, 03 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics attended a collision between a motorbike and car at Cabbage Tree Road, Bayview. The rider of the motorcycle, a man in his 50s, had been thrown from his bike, sustaining injuries to his legs. He was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Beacon Hill. Just after 1.45pm Monday, 01 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Warringah Road, Beacon Hill. No injuries were reported in the incident.
  • Bilgola Beach. Just after 2.45am Wednesday, 03 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics travelling through the Bilgola bends at Barrenjoey Road, Bilgola Beach, came across a single car collision. The occupants of the vehicle insisted they did not require any assistance.
  • Cromer. Just before 9.45pm Thursday, 04 August, emergency services responded to a report of a single vehicle crashed into a power pole at Fisher Road North, Cromer. The occupant of the vehicle, a man aged in his 50s, needed to be assisted from the vehicle. He was treated for chest pain and taken to Royal North Shore Hospital for further assessment and tests.
Car into pole at Cromer MVA at Dee Why © Luke Gavahan
  • Dee Why. Just before 6.00pm Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Pittwater Road, Dee Why. No injuries were reported in the incident but the vehicle needed to be towed.
MVA at Dee Why © Luke Gavahan
  • Forestville. Just before 7.15pm Friday, 05 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Cannons Parade, Forestville.
  • Forestville. Shortly before 8.15pm Friday, 05 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Warringah Road, Forestville.
  • Ingleside. Shortly before 7.00am Wednesday, 03 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Mona Vale Road, Ingleside, near Kimbriki Road. No injuries were reported in the incident which affected eastbound traffic for over half an hour.
  • Ingleside. Just before 7.30am Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police received a report of a three-vehicle collision at Mona Vale Road, Ingleside, near Kimbriki Road. No injuries were reported in the incident but traffic was affected for just under an hour.
  • Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Just after 9.30pm Wednesday, 03 August, NSW Rural Fire Service crews from Warringah Headquarters and Terrey Hills responded to a report of a car off the road at McCarrs Creek Road, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. The male driver was not injured in the incident but firefighters were required to clear a tree that had fallen onto the road.
McCarrs Creek Rd claims another car
  • Manly. Shortly after 11.30am Tuesday, 02 August, NSW Police and firefighters from Manly Station responded to a report of a 4WD backing into a brick fence at Ashburner Street, Manly. The fence was damaged but the occupant of the vehicle was not injured.
  • Manly Vale. Shortly after 9.15am Wednesday, 03 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at the Burnt Bridge Creek Deviation, Manly Vale.
  • North Narrabeen. Just after 9.45am Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police received a report of a head-on collision involving three vehicles at Wakehurst Parkway, North Narrabeen, near the Sydney Academy of Sport. NSW Ambulance paramedics assessed the vehicle occupants and took one man aged in his 40s to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition, suffering minor facial injuries. The road was closed until just after 11.00am while the vehicles were towed and firefighters from Davidson Rural Fire Brigade and Fire and Rescue NSW Narrabeen Station made the area safe from debris and spills.
  • Oxford Falls. Just after 9.00am Tuesday, 02 August, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a report of a collision between two motorcycles at Wakehurst Parkway, Oxford Falls. Paramedics treated one of the riders, a man in his 50s, for cuts and abrasions and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Terrey Hills. Just after 9.30pm Tuesday, 02 August, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at McCarrs Creek Road, Terrey Hills. No injuries were reported in the incident.
  • Whale Beach. Just before 2.00pm Friday, 05 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Avalon Station responded to a report of a 4WD on its side at Surf Road, Whale Beach. The driver was able to safely exit the vehicle and was assessed by NSW Ambulance paramedics but did not need to go to hospital.

Rescue

  • Avalon Beach. Just after 4.00pm Sunday, 31 July, firefighters from Avalon Station found a man collapsed at Central Road, Avalon Beach, near the Ambulance Station at Barrenjoey Road. With no ambulances on site, they called for the attendance of paramedics and provided first aid to the man in his 70s who had fallen and hit his head. They waited and assisted the man into the ambulance which took him to hospital.
  • Belrose. Shortly after 7.15pm Tuesday, 02 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a man in his 80s falling several metres from a balcony at an aged care facility at Morgan Road, Belrose. The man suffered significant injuries, hitting his head and breaking a leg. The NSW Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter rushed to the scene with a specialist medical team. The man was placed into an induced coma and taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious condition.
  • Bilgola Plateau. Just after 3.45pm Thursday, 04 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to assist a boy who had been injured during play at Plateau Road, Bilgola Plateau. He was treated and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Davidson. Just after 10.45am Sunday, 31 July, NSW Ambulance paramedics and the CareFlight Rescue Helicopter responded to a report of a woman suffering facial burns at Davidson. When they arrived, the emergency was downgraded, as it became apparent a language barrier had resulted in miscommunication. The woman had accidentally rubbed hand sanitiser in her eyes, which were burning. She was treated at the scene and the rest of the units were called off.
  • Dee Why. Shortly after 3.00pm Thursday, 04 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to assist a teenage girl at Lismore Avenue, Dee Why, who had impaled her hand with a corn skewer. She was treated at the scene by a paramedic but did not require transport to hospital.
  • Ingleside. Shortly after 3.00pm Saturday, 30 July, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a report of a teenage boy suffering an injury on a sports field at Wakehurst Parkway, Ingleside. He was treated for injuries to his head and neck and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Ingleside. Just after 4.15pm Friday, 05 August, NSW SES volunteers from Manly Unit and Warringah / Pittwater Unit located a missing man in a creek bed on a property at Wattle Road, Ingleside. The man had been missing since Wednesday afternoon when he left his family’s home at Rickard Road, North Narrabeen. Fears had been growing for the man’s welfare. Full story.
SES find man alive
  • Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Just before 12.45pm Monday, 01 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a report of a man in his 50s collapsed at the Bairne Trail off West Head Road, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. An Inspector and special operations paramedic assisted to transport the man up the trail to an ambulance which took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Manly Vale. Just after 11.15am Wednesday, 03 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a man in his 80s collapsed and lying in the road at Campbell Parade, Manly Vale. They determined the man had experienced a medical episode and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 6.00pm Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police and firefighters from Mona Vale Station were called to Apex Park at Seabeach Avenue, Mona Vale, to help release a cockatoo which had become caught in fishing line and tangled in the branch of a tree.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 9.00am Sunday, 31 July, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to Mona Vale Beach to treat a lifeguard who had been hit in the face by a surfboard. They treated the man in his 50s for a laceration and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 1.30pm Thursday, 04 August, a woman in her 40s suffered a medical episode at Woolworths, Park Street, Mona Vale, collapsing and hitting her head. Intensive Care paramedics from Narrabeen Ambulance Station attended and took the woman to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Newport. Shortly before 6.00pm Thursday, 04 August, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a report of a boy injured playing sport at Newport Oval, Barrenjoey Road, Newport. They treated him for an injury to his neck and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Palm Beach. Just before 6.30pm Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police were called to help find lost bushwalkers at Barrenjoey Headland, Palm Beach. A group of three people had become lost after they had left the trail. Other bushwalkers and police officers located them and were able to direct them back onto the trail. Nobody was injured and everyone was reportedly in good spirits. Full story.
Police search team returns from Barrenjoey Head © Northern Beaches Advocate
  • Seaforth. Just after 4.30pm Saturday, 30 July, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a man in his 40s injured playing sport at Seaforth Oval, Wakehurst Parkway, Seaforth. They treated the man for a broken arm and dislocated shoulder and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.

Theft & Vandalism

  • Avalon Beach. Just after 2.30am Tuesday, 02 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Therry Street, Avalon Beach.
  • Avalon Beach. Just after 3.45am Tuesday, 02 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Therry Street, Avalon Beach.
  • Balgowlah. Just before 3.00pm Friday, 05 August, NSW Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from Sydney Road, Balgowlah.
  • Balgowlah. Just after 7.00pm Friday, 05 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Sydney Road, Balgowlah.
  • Balgowlah Heights. Just before 12.30pm Monday, 01 August, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle at Dobroyd Road, Balgowlah Heights.
  • Beacon Hill. Shortly before 4.30pm Tuesday, 02 August, NSW Police were called to recover a vehicle reported stolen at Earl Street, Beacon Hill.
  • Brookvale. Just after 8.30pm Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of theft from commercial premises at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just before 5.45pm Monday, 01 August, NSW Police responded to a report of a person observed stealing at Cross Street, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just after 12.45am Friday, 05 August, NSW Police responded to an alarm at Federal Parade, Brookvale.
  • Curl Curl. Just after 9.45am Monday, 01 August, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle at Griffin Road, Curl Curl.
  • Curl Curl. Shortly before 2.45pm Wednesday, 03 August, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Holloway Place, Curl Curl.
  • Curl Curl. Shortly after 7.45am Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Seaview Avenue, Curl Curl.
  • Curl Curl. Just after 6.30pm Friday, 05 August, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Gardere Avenue, Curl Curl.
  • Dee Why. Shortly after 5.30pm Sunday, 31 July, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Quirk Street, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just after 10.30pm Monday, 01 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a break-in at Lookout Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just after 7.00am Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Avon Road, Dee Why.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just before 2.45pm Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of goods stolen from retail premises at Forest Way, Frenchs Forest.
  • Frenchs Forest. Shortly before 10.30pm Tuesday, 02 August, NSW Police responded to a security alarm that was triggered at Forest Way, Frenchs Forest.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just after 3.45pm Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder on premises at Grace Avenue, Frenchs Forest.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just after 1.00pm Friday, 05 August, NSW Police received a report of vandalism of property at Hakea Avenue, Frenchs Forest.
  • Manly. Just before 2.30am Sunday, 31 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of property stolen at Balgowlah Road, Manly.
  • Manly. Shortly before 8.30am Sunday, 31 July, NSW Police were called to investigate goods found that were believed to be stolen at Smith Street, Manly.
  • Manly. Just after 8.30am Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Fairy Bower Road, Manly.
  • Manly. Just before 1.00pm Friday, 05 August, NSW Police received a report of vandalism of property at East Esplanade, Manly.
  • Narrabeen. Just after 7.00am Wednesday, 03 August, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Goodwin Street, Narrabeen.
  • Narrabeen. Just before 9.00am Wednesday, 03 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Lagoon Street, Narrabeen.
  • Narrabeen. Shortly before 2.30pm Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Lagoon Street, Narrabeen.
  • Narrabeen. Just before 5.00pm Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Ocean Street, Narrabeen.
  • North Balgowlah. Shortly after 5.15pm Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Bangaroo Street, North Balgowlah.
  • North Curl Curl. Just after 6.15am Tuesday, 02 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Headland Road, North Curl Curl.
  • North Curl Curl. Just before 7.30am Wednesday, 03 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Delaigh Avenue, North Curl Curl.
  • Palm Beach. Just after 6.15am Monday, 01 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Beach Road, Palm Beach.
  • Palm Beach. Just after 11.30am Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Beach Road, Palm Beach.
  • Palm Beach. Just before 7.45am Friday, 05 August, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach.
  • Whale Beach. Just before 9.45am Wednesday, 03 August, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Whale Beach Road, Whale Beach.

Assault & Disorder

  • Belrose. Just before 4.30pm Tuesday, 02 August, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Ralston Avenue, Belrose.
  • Brookvale. Just before 2.30am Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Shortly before 2.00am Sunday, 31 July, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Mitchell Road, Brookvale.
  • Collaroy. Shortly after 8.45pm Thursday, 04 August, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Alexander Street, Collaroy.
  • Cromer. Just after 12.45am Sunday, 31 July, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics received multiple Triple Zero (000) calls from concerned residents, following a disturbance at a party being held at a residence at Badcoe Road, Cromer. A group of up to 15 people had been engaged in a fight. They found a 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old girl suffering injuries. Following inquiries, a 20-year-old man was arrested and charged with affray and reckless wounding. Full story.
  • Dee Why. Just after 4.45am Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just before 10.30pm Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police were called to a report of disorderly youths causing an obstruction on the road at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just before 5.45pm Monday, 01 August, NSW Police responded to a report of an assault and robbery at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Shortly after 7.30pm Tuesday, 02 August, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Dee Why Parade, Dee Why.
  • Forestville. Just after 10.45am Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police were called to resolve a neighbourhood dispute at Lurnea Crescent, Forestville.
  • Manly. Just before 1.15am Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at The Corso, Manly.
  • Manly. Just after 11.15pm Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police were called to assist an intoxicated person at North Steyne, Manly.
  • Newport. Just after 6.00pm Sunday, 31 July, NSW Police received a report of a teenage boy riding a bicycle accosted by a man who was allegedly concealed in bushes at Trafalgar Park at Stuart Street, Newport. The boy rode away and contacted police. The park is next to Newport Public School.
  • North Narrabeen. Just after 6.15pm Monday, 01 August, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Garden Street, North Narrabeen.

Fire & Hazard

  • Allambie Heights. Just before 8.00am Thursday, 04 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station was called by someone concerned at a bus travelling on Allambie Road towards Brookvale blowing smoke. They located the bus and ensured there was no danger, before informing the caller to contact the bus company or NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) with future concerns about tailpipe emissions.
  • Clontarf. Just before 6.00pm Monday, 01 August, NSW Police and firefighters from Manly Station responded to a report of fire at a property at Linkmead Avenue, Clontarf. On arrival, they found the occupant burning off timber. They extinguished the fire using a garden hose.
  • Cromer. Just before 4.00am Tuesday, 02 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a report of burst pipes at a home at Ryrie Avenue, Cromer. After speaking with the occupant of the house, they were unable to locate any source of flooding or water damage to the home.
  • Forestville. Just after 8.45pm Wednesday, 03 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station responded to a fire alarm at a boarding house at Warringah Road, Forestville. They found the alarm had been set off by water that had been spilled on one level, leaking down to the next and affecting a smoke detector. They helped to remove excess water and reset the alarm.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just after 10.15pm Saturday, 30 July, NSW Police and firefighters from Forestville, Dee Why and Manly Stations responded to a house fire at Wearden Road, Frenchs Forest. They found a fire in the bedroom of a two-storey home, which was extinguished by firefighters in breathing apparatus using two hose lines. Full story.
Frenchs Forest house fire
  • Frenchs Forest. Just after 11.00pm Monday, 01 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station responded to a report of smoke at the Northern Beaches Hospital, Frenchs Forest. They arrived and found the ‘smoke’ was due to a nebuliser that had been left operating. They resolved the issue and contacted the fire safety officer to conduct staff training on proper use of the equipment. The hospital was charged a call out fee by the brigade for the emergency response.
  • Manly. Shortly after 9.15pm Wednesday, 03 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station responded to a report of fire at Darley Road, Manly. They found no sign of fire and determined it was a false alarm.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 7.15pm Monday, 01 August, NSW Police and firefighters from Mona Vale Station responded to a report of a rubbish fire at Mona Vale Road, Mona Vale. They found a fire in a shopping trolley which was extinguished using the hose reel from their fire truck.
  • Narraweena. Just before 2.00pm Wednesday, 03 August, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a report of smoke in the vicinity of a home at Edward Street, Narraweena. They found the source of the smoke to be an elderly woman who was burning a piece of timber, which they extinguished with a garden hose.
  • Newport. Just after 5.30pm Saturday, 30 July, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station responded to a fire alarm at commercial premises at Barrenjoey Road, Newport. With no obvious sign of fire on arrival, they determined the smoke detectors had been triggered by burning incense.
  • Oxford Falls. Shortly after 9.30am Thursday, 04 August, Davidson Rural Fire Brigade responded to a report of smoke near Oxford Falls Road, Oxford Falls. They located and extinguished an unauthorised pile burn on a property.

Community

  • Coffee With A Cop. Northern Beaches Police Area Command are inviting residents to join them for a coffee and a chat. No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions and meet your local police officers, from 10.00am, Wednesday, 17 August, at Lighthouse Specialty Coffee, Pittwater Place, Mona Vale.

Images: Northern Beaches Advocate, Luke Gavahan, Diane Dromgold

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