Incidents by suburb

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

Allambie Heights

 No incidents reported this week.

Avalon Beach

  • Flooding. Shortly before 2.30pm Tuesday, 02 July, Fire and Rescue NSW Avalon Station was called to assist the occupants of a home with a leaking roof at Dress Circle Road, Avalon Beach. Heavy rain caused minor damage to the home. Firefighters assessed the damage and cause of the leak, determining there was little they could to assist. The residents were advised to contact a builder to repair the roof and leaking skylight.
  • Flooding. Just before 3.00pm Tuesday, 02 July, NSW Police were called to a report of flooding at Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach, near Careel Head Road. Heavy rain had caused flooding, affecting traffic in both directions for several hours.
  • Theft. Just before 9.45am Friday, 05 July, NSW Police received a report of goods stolen from a store at Avalon Parade, Avalon Beach.

Balgowlah

  • Theft. Just after 1.45am Sunday, 30 June, NSW Police received a report of an intruder at Cross Street, Balgowlah.
  • Disorder. Just after 2.30am Tuesday, 02 July, NSW Police were called to assist a person who was intoxicated at Sydney Road, Balgowlah.
  • Disorder. Just before 1.00pm Tuesday, 02 July, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Gourlay Avenue, Balgowlah.
  • Traffic. Just before 5.15pm Tuesday, 02 July, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Sydney Road, Balgowlah.
  • Rescue. Just before 4.00pm Thursday, 04 July, emergency services and the NRMA were called to release a child that had been locked inside a vehicle at Roseberry Street, Balgowlah. The child was released for the vehicle unharmed.

Balgowlah Heights

 No incidents reported this week.

Bayview

  • Hazard. Just before 4.45am Thursday, 04 July, Fire and Rescue NSW were called to a report of a tree down on powerlines at Kananook Avenue, Bayview, near Pittwater Road. Firefighters established an exclusion zone, closing the road in both directions. The road remained closed until Ausgrid could attend to conduct a repair shortly before 7.00am.

Beacon Hill

  • Traffic. Just after 9.30am Saturday, 29 June, NSW Ambulance responded to a report of a woman fallen from a motorbike at Red Hill Reserve, Beacon Hill. Paramedics made their way up a trail into the reserve and found the woman in her 30s lying on the ground. She was treated for an injury to her leg and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Disorder. Just before 4.00pm Sunday, 30 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Brooker Avenue, Beacon Hill.
  • Disorder. Just after 7.30pm Thursday, 04 July, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Willandra Road, Beacon Hill.

Belrose

  • Vandalism. Just before 7.00pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Hews Parade, Belrose.
  • Disorder. Just after 11.30pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Glen Street, Belrose.
  • Theft. Just before 7.00am Sunday, 30 June, NSW Police responded to an alarm that had been triggered at Narabang Way, Belrose.
  • Traffic. Just after 7.00am Tuesday, 02 July, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Glen Street, Belrose.
  • Traffic. Just before 11.15pm Thursday, 04 July, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a motor vehicle accident at Forest Way, Belrose. Paramedics treated the driver of a vehicle for minor injuries and took them to Northern Beaches Hospital.
  • Hazard. Just before 9.30am Friday, 05 July, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station was called to a report of powerlines down at Dawes Road, Belrose. Firefighters established an exclusion zone until Ausgrid arrived to conduct a repair just after 10.15am.
  • Theft. Just before 7.15pm Friday, 05 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Dawes Road, Belrose.

Bilgola Beach

 No incidents reported this week.

Bilgola Plateau

 No incidents reported this week.

Brookvale

  • Theft. Just after 1.30pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police responded to a report of a break-in at Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Theft. Just after 3.30pm Monday, 01 July, NSW Police recovered a vehicle that had been reported stolen at Fitzell Place, Brookvale.
  • Disorder. Just before 8.30pm Tuesday, 02 July, NSW Police were called to a report of activity involving drugs at Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Theft. Just before 5.15pm Thursday, 04 July, NSW Police received a report of goods stolen from a store at Warringah Mall, Brookvale.

Church Point

  • Traffic. Shortly before 2.30pm Friday, 05 July, NSW Police responded to a report of a single vehicle collision into a parked vehicle at McCarrs Creek Road, Church Point.

Clareville

 No incidents reported this week.

Clontarf

  • Theft. Just before 5.00am Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from where it had been parked at Amiens Road, Clontarf.
  • Theft. Just before 5.15am Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Amiens Road, Clontarf.
  • Theft. Just before 12.15pm Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Allenby Street, Clontarf.
  • Theft. Shortly before 12.30pm Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Allenby Street, Clontarf.

Collaroy

  • Theft. Just after 1.15pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person caught shoplifting at Pittwater Road, Collaroy.
  • Fire. Just after 9.00am Thursday, 04 July, Fire and Rescue NSW Narrabeen Station responded to a report of smoke coming from electrical wiring at Lincoln Avenue, Collaroy. Firefighters found the cause to be wiring in the front yard of a home, and contacted Ausgrid to disconnect power and conduct a repair.

Collaroy Plateau

 No incidents reported this week.

Cottage Point

 No incidents reported this week.

Cromer

  • Traffic. Just before 9.15am Sunday, 30 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a report of a single car collision at the Wakehurst Parkway, Cromer. Paramedics treated a man in his 70s for minor injuries and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition. The vehicle was towed.
  • Assault. Just after 8.45pm Tuesday, 02 July, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Paruna Place, Cromer.

Curl Curl

 No incidents reported this week.

Davidson

 No incidents reported this week.

Dee Why

  • Disorder. Just before 12.30am Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a report of an intoxicated youth at Pittwater Road, Dee Why, near Lismore Avenue. They were treated by paramedics and released into the custody of a parent who came to pick them up.
  • Theft. Just before 1.30am Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder at Fisher Road, Dee Why.
  • Rescue. Just before 2.45pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police and Surf Life Saving NSW responded to a report of belongings found unattended at the rock platform at the southern end of Dee Why Beach. A search of the area between Dee Why and North Curl Curl rock pool was undertaken, but no person was found in the water and the search was called off.
  • Theft. Just after 11.00am Sunday, 30 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a break-in at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Theft. Just before 11.45am Tuesday, 02 July, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Kingsway, Dee Why.
  • Theft. Just after 11.45am Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Theft. Just after 4.30pm Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Fire. Just after 5.00pm Wednesday, 03 July, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a report of smoke coming from a unit block at Lewis Street, Dee Why. They found the cause to be steam as a result of a broken hot water pipe. They switched off the gas and water and advised the occupants to call a plumber to conduct a repair.
  • Traffic. Just before 6.00pm Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Police and firefighters from Dee Why Station responded to a two-vehicle collision at Pittwater Road, Dee Why, near Oaks Avenue. No injuries were reported but southbound traffic was affected for around half an hour until both vehicles could be towed.
  • Theft. Just after 3.45pm Thursday, 04 July, NSW Police received a report of goods stolen from a store at Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Traffic. Just before 1.00pm Friday, 05 July, emergency services responded to a report of a two-car collision, with one car rolled onto its roof at Prescott Avenue, Dee Why, near Palya Place. The 67-year-old male driver of a Toyota RAV4 that had rolled onto its roof was assisted from his vehicle and treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for minor injuries. He was taken to Northern Beaches hospital in a stable condition. Police are investigating the incident with the other vehicle, a Toyota Hilux utility reported to be unregistered at the time of the collision. Full story.

Duffys Forest

 No incidents reported this week.

Elanora Heights

  • Disorder. Just before 8.15pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Koorangi Avenue, Elanora Heights.

Fairlight

 No incidents reported this week.

Forestville

  • Theft. Just after 6.00am Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Starkey Street, Forestville.
  • Traffic. Just after 6.15am Thursday, 04 July, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Valley Road, Forestville.

Frenchs Forest

  • Disorder. Just before 8.00pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who was intoxicated at Warringah Road, Frenchs Forest.
  • Collapse. Shortly before 1.00pm Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Ambulance responded to a report of a person unconscious at a bus stop near the Forestway Shopping Centre at Forest Way, Frenchs Forest. Paramedics found a 16-year-old girl who had fallen, and appeared to be intoxicated. She was treated for minor injuries and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Theft. Just before 5.45pm Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Bayview Close, Frenchs Forest.

Freshwater

  • Disorder. Shortly after 9.00pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Kooloora Avenue, Freshwater.
  • Disorder. Shortly before 9.30pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Gore Street, Freshwater.

Ingleside

 No incidents reported this week.

Killarney Heights

 No incidents reported this week.

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

  • Death. Just after 2.15pm Saturday, 29 June, emergency services were called to a report of a man pulled from the water unconscious at Flint and Steel Beach, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Given the remote location, access to the man’s location was made by NSW Police Marine Area Command, a Surf Life Saving NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) from North Palm Beach and NSW Rural Fire Service boats from Scotland Island and West Pittwater. Paramedics and police officers also made their way down to the beach from West Head Road. The man was given CPR and taken by boat to Church Point, where he was transferred to a waiting NSW Ambulance and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a critical condition. The man was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit on life support and subsequently died around 10.30pm on Monday, 01 July. Full story.

Manly

  • Theft. Shortly after 8.30pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of goods stolen from commercial premises at West Esplanade, Manly.
  • Disorder. Just after 12.30am Sunday, 30 June, NSW Ambulance was called to a report of a woman unconscious at The Corso, Manly. Paramedics treated a woman in her 30s who was intoxicated and took her to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Injury. Shortly before 8.30am Sunday, 30 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a report of an elderly woman who had been injured after slipping and falling down a driveway at George Street, Manly. Paramedics treated the woman in her 80s for a broken leg, and took her to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Disorder. Just after 5.45pm Tuesday, 02 July, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a report of an unconscious teen on the beach at North Steyne, Manly. Paramedics and police officers found two heavily intoxicated teenagers, who were treated and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital.
unconscious teen on the beach at North Steyne, Manly
  • Traffic. Just after 1.00pm Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Pacific Street, Manly.
  • Traffic. Just before 8.15pm Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance responded to a report of a motorbike rider fallen from their bike in a car park at Wentworth Street, Manly. Paramedics treated a man in his 40s for an injury to his lower leg and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Injury. Shortly after 10.00am Thursday, 04 July, NSW Ambulance responded to a report of a woman fallen from a ladder at a home at Ocean Road, Manly. Paramedics assessed the 64-year-old woman, who had fallen off a ladder from her attic and landed buttocks first on a hard surface. She was treated for possible spinal injuries and taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Disorder. Just after 8.00pm Friday, 05 July, NSW Police were called to assist a person who was intoxicated at Sydney Road, Manly.

Manly Vale

 No incidents reported this week.

Mona Vale

  • Traffic. Just after 9.15am Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Barrenjoey Road, Mona Vale.
  • Disorder. Just after 4.00am Sunday, 30 June, NSW Police received a report of an intoxicated person causing a disturbance at Darley Street, Mona Vale.
  • Theft. Just after 2.00am Tuesday, 02 July, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder at Bangalow Avenue, Mona Vale.
  • Fire. Just before 1.45pm Tuesday, 02 July, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station responded to a report of a power pole arcing electricity and catching alight in the rain at Darley Street, Mona Vale. The pole was not on fire when firefighters arrived, but they established an exclusion zone around the pole and called for Ausgrid to investigate further.
  • Assault. Just after 6.15pm Tuesday, 02 July, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Marie Crescent, Mona Vale.
  • Vandalism. Just after 1.45am Friday, 05 July, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Mona Vale Road, Mona Vale.

Narrabeen

 No incidents reported this week.

Narraweena

  • Traffic. Just before 11.30am Thursday, 04 July, emergency services responded to a two-car collision at McIntosh Road, Narraweena, near Alamein Avenue. Firefighters from Dee Why Station assisted a woman in her 70s from one of the vehicles. She was assessed by paramedics for minor injuries and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital for observation.

Newport

  • Disorder. Shortly before 12.30am Sunday, 30 June, NSW Ambulance was called to a report of a teenage boy fallen onto rocks near Prince Alfred Parade, Newport. They found a 15-year-old boy uninjured but intoxicated. Unable to contact the boy’s parents, they took the boy to Northern Beaches Hospital and asked police to meet them there as the boy was underage.
  • Traffic. Just before 9.15pm Wednesday, 03 July, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Wallumatta Road, Newport.

North Balgowlah

  • Theft. Just after 2.15pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Abingdon Street, North Balgowlah.

North Curl Curl

  • Disorder. Just after 8.00pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Burilla Avenue, North Curl Curl.
  • Disorder. Just before 10.15pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Taylor Street, North Curl Curl.

North Manly

  • Traffic. Just before 4.15pm Thursday, 04 July, emergency services were called to a single car collision at Oliver Street, North Manly. Paramedics treated a woman for an injury to her arm and took her to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition.

North Narrabeen

  • Theft. Just before 8.00am Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Pittwater Road, North Narrabeen.
  • Traffic. Just after 5.15pm Friday, 05 July, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Warraba Road, North Narrabeen.

Offshore communities

 No incidents reported this week.

Oxford Falls

 No incidents reported this week.

Palm Beach

  • Disorder. Just after 5.00pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police, NSW Ambulance and firefighters from Avalon Station responded to a report of a man behaving erratically and possibly under the influence of drugs in the sand dunes near Barrenjoey Lighthouse at Palm Beach. Rescuers found the 34-year-old man in a confused state, and he was carried in a stokes litter back to a waiting NSW Ambulance and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Assault. Just after 7.45pm Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a fight occurring at Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach.
  • Flooding. Just before 3.15pm Tuesday, 02 July, Fire and Rescue NSW Avalon Station was called to a report of floodwater entering a yard at Crane Lodge Place, Palm Beach. Firefighters found the cause of the flooding to be a drain that was blocked.
  • Traffic. Just after 8.00pm Friday, 05 July, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach.

Queenscliff

 No incidents reported this week.

Seaforth

  • Theft. Just after 5.45pm Sunday, 30 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from premises at Edgecliffe Esplanade, Seaforth.

Terrey Hills

  • Traffic. Just after 6.45pm Sunday, 30 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle collision at Mona Vale Road, Terrey Hills.

Warriewood

  • Traffic. Shortly after 9.30am Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Warriewood Road, Warriewood.
  • Rescue. Just after 10.00am Saturday, 29 June, NSW Police, NSW Ambulance and firefighters from Mona Vale Station were called to assist release a person who had become trapped in a bathroom at Macpherson Street, Warriewood.
  • Assault. Just before 10.45am Monday, 01 July, NSW Police were called to a report of a fight occurring at Garden Street, Warriewood.
  • Flooding. Just before 9.15am Tuesday, 02 July, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station responded to a report of a car in floodwater at Macpherson Street, Warriewood. They found a car up to its axles in water, and assisted the driver to safety, before pushing the car out of the water. They contacted Northern Beaches Council to clear drains to allow the water to flow away properly. NSW Police attended to prevent vehicles from driving through the water.
  • Disorder. Just after 9.30pm Thursday, 04 July, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Warriewood Square, Jacksons Road, Warriewood.
  • Theft. Just before 4.15pm Friday, 05 July, NSW Police were called to a report of a person caught shoplifting at a liquor store at Warriewood Square, Jacksons Road, Warriewood.

Whale Beach

No incidents reported this week.

Wheeler Heights

 No incidents reported this week.

Images: Northern Beaches Advocate, Luke Gavahan

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