Incidents by suburb

Public safety incidents are organised by suburb, in alphabetical order. Use the shortcut links or scroll down.

Allambie Heights

  • Assault. Just before 11.30pm Tuesday, 20 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Sloane Crescent, Allambie Heights.
  • Traffic. Just after 12.45pm Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Allambie Road, Allambie Heights.

Avalon Beach

  • Hazard. Just after 1.00pm Saturday, 17 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Avalon Station was called to a report of wires down on the roadway at Riviera Avenue, Avalon Beach. Firefighters determined the cables were communications lines and posed no risk of electrocution. They cleared the roadway and informed the resident to contact Telstra to conduct a repair.
  • Vandalism. Just after 8.45pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach.
  • Vandalism. Just after 9.15pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach.
  • Traffic. Just before 2.45pm Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach.
  • Traffic. Just after 9.00am Tuesday, 20 June, emergency services responded to a report of a car and cyclist colliding at North Avalon Road, Avalon Beach. Firefighters from Avalon Station provided first aid assistance to the 53-year-old male cyclist, and when NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived, helped to move him from the road. Paramedics assessed the man, who had gone over the bonnet of the vehicle and hit his head on the road, but was fortunately wearing a helmet. He was treated for minor injuries to his head and neck, but did not need to be taken to hospital.
  • Vandalism. Just after 8.15am Friday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Avalon Parade, Avalon Beach.
  • Vandalism. Just after 4.45pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Avalon Parade, Avalon Beach.
  • Fire. Just after 9.15pm Friday, 23 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Avalon Station was called to a report of a fire on the basketball courts at the beach car park, Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach. They extinguished a council bin that was alight using buckets of water and contacted Council to report the destroyed bin.

Balgowlah

  • Fire. Just before 3.45pm Monday, 19 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station responded to a fire alarm at Bunnings Balgowlah, Condamine Street, Balgowlah. They found no sign of fire and determined the alarm had been accidentally triggered.
  • Traffic. Just after 7.00pm Monday, 19 June, emergency services responded to a two-car collision at Roseberry Street, Balgowlah, near Balgowlah Road. One of the vehicles subsequently collided with a low brick boundary fence. No injuries were reported.
Car into brick wall at Balgowlah Rd, Balgowlah
  • Disorder. Just after 8.00pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Waratah Street, Balgowlah.

Balgowlah Heights

  • Vandalism. Shortly before 1.45pm Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Beatty Street, Balgowlah Heights.

Bayview

 No incidents reported this week.

Beacon Hill

  • Theft. Just after 8.30pm Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Warringah Road, Beacon Hill.
  • Theft. Just before 2.00pm Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at O’Connors Road, Beacon Hill.
  • Theft. Just after 2.15pm Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at O’Connors Road, Beacon Hill.

Belrose

  • Theft. Just after 2.15pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of a person failing to pay for fuel at a service station at Forest Way, Belrose.
  • Rescue. Just after 3.45pm Saturday, 17 June, four NSW Ambulance crews, including Intensive Care, Special Operations and an Inspector, responded to a report of a boy injured in a fall from a mountain bike at Bare Creek Bike Park, Crozier Road, Belrose. A Special Operations Paramedic took his 4WD vehicle down a trail to a 13-year-old boy who had an injured shoulder as a result of the fall. The paramedic returned the boy to the car park in his vehicle, where the boy was then transferred to a NSW Ambulance and taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Theft. Just before 11.45am Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of goods stolen from a store at Narabang Way, Belrose.
  • Rescue. Just before 1.30pm Sunday, 18 June, emergency services responded to a report of a man losing consciousness after falling off his mountain bike at Bare Creek Bike Park, Crozier Road, Belrose. The NSW Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter and four NSW Ambulance crews, including a Special Operations Paramedic and NSW Ambulance Inspector Mark Hayes, were tasked to the incident scene. Able to reach the man’s location in the park using their vehicles, paramedics called off the helicopter once it was clear the extent of the man’s injuries were not life-threatening. They were told the injured man in his 50s had failed to negotiate a jump, landing heavily and hitting his head and losing consciousness. He had regained consciousness but was dazed, suffering from abrasions and complaining of significant pain in his left elbow, which paramedics believed to be broken. Paramedics took spinal precautions and transported the man by road in a stable condition to Royal North Shore Hospital.
NSW Ambulance rescue injured rider at Bare Creek Bike Park
  • Traffic. Just before 10.45am Tuesday, 20 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Forest Way, Belrose.

Bilgola Beach

  • Beach. Just before 9.00am Saturday, 17 June, Surf Life Saving NSW Bilgola Patrol launched an Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) after concerns were raised over the safety of divers off the rocks. All divers were located and safely accounted for.

Bilgola Plateau

  • Traffic. Just after 1.30pm Tuesday, 20 June, NSW Police, NSW Ambulance and firefighters from Avalon Station responded to a report of a community bus colliding with a parked car before hitting a tree at Plateau Road, Bilgola Plateau, near Laguna Road. Three occupants of the bus were assessed by paramedics, with two sustaining no injury. An elderly woman was assessed with a minor neck injury and was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital for further assessment and observation.
  • Fire. Just after 12.00pm Wednesday, 21 June, Fire and Rescue NSW conducted a Hazard Reduction burn (2.44ha) at Angophora Reserve, to the rear of Wandeen Road, Clareville, and Bilwara Avenue, Bilgola Plateau. The reserve is bordered by Bilgola Plateau, Clareville and Avalon Beach. The fire was monitored throughout the day with a Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (drone) using thermal infrared and live video feeds for observation. Once the fire was extinguished by 5.30pm, some smoke remained in the area, along with a fire crew who stayed on duty into the evening to ensure no reignition.

Brookvale

  • Theft. Just after 4.00am Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from Cross Steet, Brookvale.
  • Traffic. Just before 9.45am Monday, 19 June, emergency services responded to a report of a three-car collision at Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale. NSW Ambulance paramedics treated a man in his 60s for a cut to the head, and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition. Firefighters from Narrabeen Station helped clear debris from the roadway and make the area safe. Both vehicles were towed.
Collision at Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale
  • Traffic. Just after 10.00am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Manly Station responded to a two-car collision at Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale, near Condamine Street. No injuries were reported but the vehicles were towed.
  • Drugs. Just before 11.15am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of suspicious activity allegedly involving drugs at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Traffic. Just after 2.00pm Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Winbourne Road, Brookvale.
  • Theft. Shortly after 6.00pm Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of goods stolen from a store at Warringah Mall, Brookvale.
  • Theft. Just after 12.30pm Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from Cross Street, Brookvale.
  • Assault. Shortly after 3.00pm Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Mitchell Road, Brookvale.

Church Point

  • Theft. Just after 9.45am Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police were called to a report of goods stolen from a store at Pittwater Road, Church Point.
  • Fire. Just after 1.15pm Sunday, 18 June, Belrose Rural Fire Brigade responded to a report of smoke in the vicinity of McCarrs Creek Reserve, McCarrs Creek Road, Church Point. After thoroughly investigating the area, they found the only source of smoke to be coming from a wood-fired barbeque.

Clareville

 No incidents reported this week.

Clontarf

  • Assault. Just before 1.15pm Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Linkmead Avenue, Clontarf.

Collaroy

  • Traffic. Just after 12.45pm Saturday, 17 June, emergency services responded to a two-car collision at Pittwater Road, Collaroy, near Stuart Street. Firefighters from Narrabeen Station were first on scene, providing first aid to a man in his 80s complaining of chest pain until the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics who took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition. Northbound traffic on Pittwater Road was affected until both vehicles were removed from the road and debris cleared just before 2.15pm.
  • Hazard. Just before 1.00pm Saturday, 17 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a report of a tree fallen on the road at Anzac Avenue, Collaroy. A garbage truck had clipped a tree, bringing a large branch down, blocking the road. NSW Police closed the road and firefighters from Dee Why Station requested the assistance of the Heavy Rescue crew from Narrabeen Station who had an additional chainsaw, to assist with clearing the branch from the road.

Collaroy Plateau

  • Theft. Just after 11.30am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Veterans Parade, Collaroy Plateau.
  • Theft. Just after 10.00am Tuesday, 20 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in that had occurred at a school at Veterans Parade, Collaroy Plateau.

Cottage Point

  • Injury. Shortly before 1.45pm Thursday, 22 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a report of an elderly man injured after being dragged by his car after not putting the park brake on when parking on a slope at Cottage Point Road, Cottage Point. Paramedics treated the man for abrasions to his legs and an injury to his head, and took him to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition.

Cromer

  • Injury. Shortly before 2.15pm Tuesday, 20 June, NSW Ambulance was called to a report of a man electrocuted at Thew Parade, Cromer. Paramedics treated a man in his 20s who had suffered an electric shock while working on a power point. He was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Theft. Just after 6.30pm Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at a sports club at Fisher Road North, Cromer. Photographic evidence of suspects allegedly involved in the break-in resulted in their identification and information being passed to police.
NSW Police at Fisher Road North, Cromer
  • Fraud. Two men were arrested following investigation of a cryptocurrency scam that allegedly defrauded two companies of more than $5.5m. NSW Police established Strike Force Scotland in March 2023 to investigate the large scale fraud, and this week made two arrests and seized millions of dollars’ worth of property at Cromer. Full story.

Curl Curl

 No incidents reported this week.

Davidson

  • Assault. Just before 9.00pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Sir Thomas Mitchell Drive, Davidson.

Dee Why

  • Disorder. Just before 8.45am Saturday, 17 June, NSW Ambulance was called to a report of a 21-year-old man found unresponsive in a public place at Pittwater Road, Dee Why. Paramedics treated the man who appeared to be intoxicated and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Theft. Just after 3.30pm Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Richmond Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Theft. Just before 12.30am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police responded to an alarm that had been triggered at Lismore Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Traffic. Shortly before 5.15am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Clarence Avenue, Dee Why. No injuries were reported.
  • Theft. Just before 9.00am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from where it had been parked at Avon Road, Dee Why.
  • Theft. Just before 10.15am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Traffic. Shortly before 6.15pm Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Hawkesbury Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Disorder. Just after 12.30am Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who was intoxicated at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Disorder. Just after 1.30am Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who was intoxicated at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Theft. Just after 1.30pm Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Regent Street, Dee Why.
  • Fire. Just after 6.30pm Wednesday, 21 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why and Forestville Stations responded to a report of a burning smell coming from inside the garbage chute of an apartment building at Delmar Parade, Dee Why. Firefighters traced the smell to a failed electrical component in a service duct of the building. They switched off the power and instructed the occupants to contact an electrician for a repair.
FRNSW at Delmar Pde, Dee Why
  • Vandalism. Just after 12.15am Thursday, 22 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Vandalism. Just after 6.15pm Thursday, 22 June, NSW Police were called to a report of property vandalised at Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Disorder. Just before 8.30am Friday, 23 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who was intoxicated at Oaks Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Disorder. Just before 1.30pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who was intoxicated at Regent Street, Dee Why.
  • Disorder. Just after 11.00pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Vandalism. Just after 11.30pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Oaks Avenue, Dee Why.

Duffys Forest

  • Rescue. Just before 3.00pm Friday, 23 June, emergency services were called to a report of a mountain bike rider injured at Durumbil Road, Duffys Forest. NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics found a 73-year-old man who had been riding a mountain bike, when he caught his hand on a heavy gauge wire fence. Firefighters from Gordon Station used an angle grinder to free the man, whose hand was impaled on the fence. He was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.

Elanora Heights

  • Traffic. Just after 5.45am Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Anana Road, Elanora Heights.

Fairlight

 No incidents reported this week.

Forestville

  • Traffic. Just before 9.45am Saturday, 17 June, emergency services responded to a two-car collision at Warringah Road, Forestville, at the intersection with Arthur Street and Forestville Avenue. NSW Ambulance paramedics assessed three occupants of the vehicles but none required further treatment in hospital. Firefighters from Forestville Station assisted to clear debris from the road and neutralise fluid spills from the vehicles which were towed. Eastbound traffic was impacted, with two of three eastbound lanes closed, until the road was fully cleared and reopened just after 11.45am.
  • Theft. Just after 4.45pm Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of goods stolen from a store at Starkey Street, Forestville.
  • Traffic. Just before 4.00pm Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Forestville Station responded to a two-car collision at Warringah Road, Forestville, near Ryrie Avenue. No injuries were reported but an eastbound lane of Warringah Road was closed for approximately 45 minutes until the vehicles could be cleared from the roadway. Firefighters neutralised an oil spill using absorbent material.
  • Theft. Shortly after 3.00pm Thursday, 22 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a retail break-in at The Centre, Forestville.

Frenchs Forest

  • Vandalism. Just after 12.15pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Forest Way, Frenchs Forest.
  • Theft. Just before 4.00pm Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Prince Charles Road, Frenchs Forest.
  • Hazard. Just after 4.00pm Monday, 19 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station responded to a report of a large heating oil tank leaking at a home at Greendale Avenue, Frenchs Forest. The specialist hazmat crew from Forestville decanted around 400L (litres) of oil from the tank before declaring the site safe and handing it back to the occupant.
  • Assault. Shortly before 2.15pm Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Mimosa Street, Frenchs Forest.
  • Traffic. Just after 7.00pm Thursday, 22 June, a two-car collision occurred at Warringah Road, Frenchs Forest, near Forest Way. No injuries were reported but one of the vehicles needed to be towed.
Collision at Warringah Rd, Frenchs Forest
  • Traffic. Just after 8.00pm Friday, 23 June, emergency services responded to a two-car collision at Forest Way, Frenchs Forest, near Adams Street. NSW Ambulance paramedics assessed the drivers of both vehicles, who did not need to go to hospital. Firefighters from Forestville Station helped clear debris and neutralise a fluid spill with absorbent material. One of the vehicles was towed.
Collision at Forest Way, Frenchs Forest

Freshwater

 No incidents reported this week.

Ingleside

  • Traffic. Just after 6.00pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Lane Cove Road, Ingleside.

Killarney Heights

  • Traffic. Just before 4.00pm Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Warringah Road, Killarney Heights.
  • Fire. Just after 5.00pm Monday, 19 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a report of a light fitting on fire at a home at Killarney Drive, Killarney Heights. The fire had self-extinguished prior to the arrival of the fire brigade. Firefighters turned off power and checked there had been no spread of fire before advising the occupant to have an electrician conduct a repair.

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

  • Fire. Just after 9.45pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Rural Fire Brigade Warringah / Pittwater Headquarters was called to a report of smoke in the vicinity of Akuna Bay, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. They found no sign of fire in the area, and determined the smoke was the result of a campfire that had been extinguished prior to their arrival.
  • Rescue. Just before 12.45pm Tuesday, 20 June, NSW Ambulance responded to a report of a woman injured on the Resolute Walking Trail, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Three NSW Ambulance crews, including a Special Operations Paramedic and NSW Ambulance Chief Inspector Darren Hoschke, responded down a fire trail in 4WD vehicles to access the woman’s location. They found the injured woman, who was an international tourist in her 40s, had badly injured her ankle while bushwalking with her family and was unable to walk back up the trail. She was assisted to a 4WD ambulance and taken to the head of the trail, where she was then transported by a road ambulance to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
4WD Ambulance retrieves a patient at Ku-ring-gai Chase

Manly

  • Theft. Just after 2.30pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of goods stolen from a store at The Corso, Manly.
  • Theft. Just after 5.00pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Birkley Road, Manly.
  • Disorder. Just after 11.45pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police were called to assist an intoxicated person at The Corso, Manly.
  • Beach. Just before 9.45am Sunday, 18 June, Surf Life Saving NSW were called by someone concerned about two paddle board riders who were spotted around 1km off Freshwater Beach and appeared to be having difficulty getting back to shore. The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called to assist, along with the NSW Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter. First to reach the pair however was a Surf Life Saving NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) from South Curl Curl, that had been conducting on-water training. Lifesavers spoke to the paddle board riders who said they were training and not in difficulty, but the IRB crew shadowed them back to Shelly Beach at Manly for safety.
  • Theft. Just after 2.00pm Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of goods stolen from a store at The Corso, Manly.
  • Theft. Just before 5.00pm Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from where it had been parked at North Steyne, Manly.
  • Theft. Just before 8.00am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder at Quintin Road, Manly.
  • Theft. Just before 8.15am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of goods stolen from commercial premises at Balgowlah Road, Manly.
  • Theft. Just after 9.00am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from where it had been parked at North Steyne, Manly.
  • Rescue. Just after 3.00am Tuesday, 20 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a report of a woman injured in a fall at Sydney Road, Manly. Paramedics treated the 24-year-old woman for injuries to both her legs, which were both suspected to be broken. She was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
  • Disorder. Just before 4.15pm Tuesday, 20 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance were called to assist an intoxicated person at licensed premises at The Corso, Manly. Paramedics assessed a man in his 50s but he did not need to be taken to hospital.
  • Disorder. Just after 7.15pm Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who was intoxicated at East Esplanade, Manly.
  • Fire. Just after 9.30pm Wednesday, 21 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station was called to smoke coming from an electrical pit on the street at Darley Road, Manly. They put out a smouldering fire using a CO2 extinguisher, and waited to hand the scene over to Ausgrid to conduct a repair.
Firefighters at Darley Road, Manly
  • Traffic. Just after 9.00am Thursday, 22 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Pittwater Road, Manly.
  • Disorder. Just after 10.15pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near North Steyne, Manly.
  • Disorder. Just before 10.30pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who was intoxicated at Belgrave Street, Manly.

Manly Vale

  • Traffic. Just before 11.15am Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a collision between a car and motorbike at Condamine Street, Manly Vale, near Campbell Parade. Paramedics treated the injured motorbike rider, a male in his 30s, using spinal precautions and taking him to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition. Two southbound lanes of Condamine Street were closed, causing significant traffic delays until the road was reopened just before midday.
  • Theft. Shortly before 8.30am Friday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Koorala Street, Manly Vale.

Mona Vale

  • Medical. Just before 10.15am Sunday, 18 June, the NSW Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter was then called to Bassett Street, Mona Vale, where a baby had reportedly stopped breathing. Three NSW Ambulance crews, including Intensive Care Paramedics and NSW Ambulance Inspector Mark Whittaker, responded to a home, requesting the attendance of the critical care medical team. The helicopter landed at nearby Patricia Giles Reserve with the medical team, including a specialist doctor, collected and conveyed to the home by Inspector Whittaker. The baby was treated and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition by road, accompanied by the medical team.
  • Traffic. Just after 10.30am Sunday, 18 June, emergency services responded to a report of a two-car collision at Mona Vale Road, Mona Vale, near Bungan Street. NSW Ambulance paramedics assessed the female driver of one vehicle for minor injuries but she did not need to be taken to hospital, and they drove her a short distance home. NSW Police managed traffic at the busy intersection while firefighters from Mona Vale Station cleared debris and oil from the roadway. Traffic was impacted in all directions for around a half hour until both vehicles could be towed.
  • Assault. Just after 5.15pm Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Pittwater Road, Mona Vale.
  • Hazard. Just after 3.15pm Monday, 19 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station assisted a resident at Elimatta Road, Mona Vale, to locate the source of a bad smell. They located and disposed of a dead microbat in a wall cavity.
  • Traffic. Just after 8.15pm Tuesday, 20 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Narrabeen Station responded to a two-vehicle collision at Mona Vale Road, Mona Vale, near Bungan Street. No injuries were reported but the cars were towed.
  • Theft. Just after 2.00am Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder at Samuel Street, Mona Vale.
  • Theft. Just after 2.30pm Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police responded to a report of a person caught shoplifting at Park Street, Mona Vale.
  • Fire. Shortly after 6.15pm Wednesday, 21 June, emergency services responded to a report of smoke coming from a storage shed at the iconic E J Shaw & Son building and landscape supplies business at Pittwater Road, Mona Vale. Firefighters from Mona Vale and Narrabeen Stations arrived on scene and finding a fork-lift alight in the shed, mounted an immediate attack on the blaze. Their efforts to extinguish the fire saved the 90-year-old business. Full story.
  • Fire. Shortly before 3.30pm Friday, 23 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station was called to a report of fire in bushes near Mona Vale Library at Park Street, Mona Vale. Firefighters extinguished the fire with the hose reel from their truck, but were called back less than an hour later for a similar fire in bushes. This time the fire was extinguished by members of the public before they arrived. Firefighters requested the attendance of police to speak with youths who had been observed in the area at the time of both fires.
Firefighters at Village Park, Mona Vale
  • Traffic. Just after 4.00pm Friday, 23 June, a NSW Ambulance passed a two-car collision southbound at Barrenjoey Road, Mona Vale, near Bassett Street East. Paramedics stopped to check that nobody was hurt, and the drivers said they were unharmed and did not require ambulance assistance. Paramedics requested the attendance of Fire and Rescue NSW to clear vehicle debris from the roadway, with firefighters from Narrabeen Station arriving shortly after. The vehicles were towed.

Narrabeen

  • Fire. Just after 10.30am Monday, 19 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Narrabeen Station responded to a burning smell coming from a clothes dryer at a unit at Goodwin Street, Narrabeen. They found no sign of fire but disconnected power to the dryer and instructed the occupant of the home to have it checked by an electrician before using it again.
  • Theft. Just after 10.00pm Thursday, 22 June, NSW Police responded to a report of a person caught inside a motor vehicle by the owner at Octavia Street, Narrabeen. The male intruder, who appeared to be intoxicated, was detained at the scene and arrested for trespassing. Full story.
Narrabeen resident nabs intruder

Narraweena

  • Traffic. Just after 5.15am Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Dee Why Station responded to a collision between a vehicle and parked car at Parr Parade, Narraweena. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.
  • Theft. Just after 10.15am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Alfred Street, Narraweena.
  • Disorder. Just before 2.00am Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance were called to assist a person who was intoxicated at Warringah Road, Narraweena. Police had earlier removed the man from licensed premises and he was found lying on the median strip of Warringah Road. He was assessed by paramedics but did not require further treatment in hospital, and was moved on to safety by police.
  • Theft. Just after 5.30am Thursday, 22 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at May Road, Narraweena.
  • Traffic. Shortly before 10.45am Thursday, 22 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Karoola Road, Narraweena.

Newport

  • Disorder. Just before 7.45pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Barrenjoey Road, Newport.
  • Disorder. Shortly before 9.15pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Barrenjoey Road, Newport.
  • Disorder. Just after 9.45pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Barrenjoey Road, Newport.
  • Rescue. Shortly after 4.00pm, Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance, including a Special Operations Paramedic and an Inspector, responded to a report of a man fallen from a cliff at Newport Beach. The PolAir Helicopter and NSW Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter were both tasked to the area, with the Toll helicopter landing a medical team at nearby Porter Reserve. The injured man in his 20s had fallen approximately 15m from the cliff in front of shocked onlookers, landing feet first on the sand. Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command were first on scene, providing first aid to the man, joined shortly after by arriving paramedics and the critical care medical team from the helicopter. The man, who had suffered serious injuries to both legs, was stabilised and placed into an induced coma before being taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a critical condition by road in an Intensive Care Ambulance with the medical team aboard just before 5.45pm.
  • Disorder. Just before 2.45am Tuesday, 20 June, the occupant of a property at Beach Road, Newport, was startled by an intoxicated man calling for help on their front lawn. The occupant of the home called emergency services, but the man left the scene before they arrived and they were unable to locate him.

North Balgowlah

  • Assault. Just before 6.00pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Serpentine Crescent, North Balgowlah.

North Curl Curl

 No incidents reported this week.

North Manly

No incidents reported this week.

North Narrabeen

  • Theft. Just before 8.45pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Nareen Parade, North Narrabeen.
  • Traffic. Just after 8.30pm Tuesday, 20 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Gondola Road, North Narrabeen.

Offshore communities

  • Theft. Friday, 23 June, a small white runabout boat that was tied up at Commuter Wharf, Church Point, has been reported stolen to water police by its owner, who believes it was taken on Thursday evening (22 June) or early Friday morning (23 June).

Oxford Falls

 No incidents reported this week.

Palm Beach

  • Rescue. Just after 3.00pm, Sunday, 18 June, NSW Ambulance was called to a report of a woman having a medical episode on a walking trail at Barrenjoey Headland, Palm Beach. Three NSW Ambulance crews responded, including a Special Operations Paramedic and Inspector Mark Hayes. The first paramedics on scene were from Avalon Ambulance Station, and were met at the track to the lighthouse by an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) from North Palm Beach Surf Life Saving Club. They located a woman in her 50s who had suffered a suspected medical episode, but had recovered sufficiently to be brought back down Barrenjoey Track from the headland by the ATV. She was assessed by paramedics and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition just after 3.45pm.
NSW Ambulance at Palm Beach
  • Traffic. Shortly before 10.45am Thursday, 22 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Sunrise Road, Palm Beach.

Queenscliff

 No incidents reported this week.

Seaforth

  • Traffic. Just after 6.15pm Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Spit Road, Seaforth.
  • Traffic. Just after 4.15pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Sydney Road, Seaforth.

Terrey Hills

  • Theft. Just before 12.30pm Sunday, 18 June, NSW Police were called to a report of goods stolen from commercial premises at Mona Vale Road, Terrey Hills.

Warriewood

  • Injury. Just after 1.45pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Ambulance was called to a report of a sporting injury at Pittwater Road, Warriewood. Paramedics treated a man in his 20s for a leg fracture and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Assault. Just after 2.00pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Garden Street, Warriewood.
  • Disorder. Just before 11.00pm Saturday, 17 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Jacksons Road, Warriewood.
  • Theft. Just after 8.45am Monday, 19 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Jacksons Road, Warriewood.
  • Traffic. Just before 7.00pm Monday, 19 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Alameda Way, Warriewood.
  • Theft. Just after 11.45pm Monday, 19 June, NSW Police responded to an alarm that was triggered at Jacksons Road, Warriewood.
  • Theft. Just after midnight Tuesday, 20 June, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder at Jacksons Road, Warriewood.
  • Fire. Just before 8.15pm Tuesday, 20 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station, and NSW Rural Fire Service crews from Warringah / Pittwater Headquarters and Ingleside, responded to a report of smoke in the vicinity of the Warriewood Industrial Area. They found a campfire in the Ingleside Chase Reserve had ignited a fire in the bush, spreading to around quarter of a hectare in size before firefighters brought it under control. Full story.
  • Theft. Just before 8.15am Wednesday, 21 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Waterside Grove, Warriewood.

Whale Beach

No incidents reported this week.

Wheeler Heights

  • Theft. Just after 1.15pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Kirkstone Road, Wheeler Heights.
  • Theft. Just after 1.30pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder at Grasmere Crescent, Wheeler Heights.
  • Theft. Shortly before 2.30pm Friday, 23 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at South Creek Road, Wheeler Heights.

Images: Northern Beaches Advocate, Luke Gavahan, Fire and Rescue NSW, Roger – Tow Corp, Mike Sandilands, NSW Police

 

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