Crime Stoppers

Anti-Social Behaviour - Alice Springs

Thursday 09-Apr-2015 16:23

Alice Springs Police have received a number of reports in relation to property offences and anti-social behaviour during the Easter Holidays.

Superintendent Travis Wurst said Police received 14 reports of unlawful entries since Monday across Alice Springs, five of those break in included licences premises.

“A male and two females aged, 33, 25 and 28 were arrested yesterday in relation to an unlawful entry at a licensed premises on Schwartz Crescent.

“They were charged with aggravated unlawful entry, criminal damage and stealing; and were all remanded to appear today in the Alice Springs Magistrates Court.

Police have also received a number of reports involving rock throwing incidents in Alice Springs CBD.

“The most serious incident involved an ambulance at the intersection of Stott Terrace and Todd Street at around 11:30pm on 8 April,” Superintendent Wurst said.

“The ambulance was traveling to the hospital with a patient on board and an unknown female offender wearing a white jumper threw a rock smashing  a rear side ambulance window casing it to shatter. Fortunately no one was injured. This was the only wheel chair accessible ambulance in the Alice Springs fleet.

“This was a thoughtless act and without this Ambulance on the road lives could be put at risk.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who may have any further information is urged to contact Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

“Over the Easter holidays there was an increase of visitors to Alice Springs for the AFL Lighting Cup Carnival and many people have remained in town, Superintendent Wurst said.

“The Football Carnival was a great success however Police encourage people to return home to ensure all children start the school term this coming Monday.”