News

Crims pretending to be cops bash and rob teen

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy was bashed in Lismore by two men claiming to be police officers in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Richmond Local Area Command Inspector Doug Conners said the teenager was walking along Brewster St about 12.50am when he was approached by two men in black hoodies.The men claimed to be police officers.

The victim told the two men he didn't believe them.

Shortly after, the victim was punched in the head by one of the men and he fell to the ground, where he was assaulted by both men.

While he was on the ground, one of the men stole his wallet.

The first man is described as being about 20, of Aboriginal appearance, 180cm tall, wearing a cap and black hoodie.

The second man is also believed to be 20, of Caucasian appearance and 180cm tall.

Anyone with information should phone Lismore Police on 6626 0599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  crime, lismore




Shop owners warned: Counterfeit $50 note found in Lismore

Counterfeit $50 notes are circulating in Lismore.

The dodgy tricks people use to get away with handing over fake money

Ballina man refuses breath test, urinates in police cells

Young woman arrested after providing positive breath sample.

Police were kept busy with plenty of drink-drivers over the weekend

The best and worst bits of Splendour from our experts

The Amphitheatre received Flume with open arms and danced to his music on Sunday night.

The good, the bad and the plain weird

Latest deals and offers

Bindi Irwin: ‘I’ve lived 10 lives in one lifetime’

Bindi meets her fans.

SHE'S just turns 18 but Bindi's life has been full of experiences

Rockhampton cook through to MasterChef semi-final

FAMILY:MasterChef semi-finalist Harry Foster pictured with his mum Ria McClelland.

Harry Foster through to MasterChef semi-finals.

Pop icon and former Neighbours star buys into Byron

Singer Natalie Imbruglia. Supplied by Sony Music Australia.

Former actor turned pop singer joins Byron celebrity rush.

MASTERCHEF: Coast cooks to dominate finals

SO CLOSE: MasterChef's final four, from left, Matt Sinclair, Elise Franciskovic, Harry Foster and Elena Duggan. Elise’s elimination means now only the three Sunshine Coast contestants remain in the competition.

MasterChef finals will be mandatory viewing in three Coast homes

The best and worst bits of Splendour from our experts

The Amphitheatre received Flume with open arms and danced to his music on Sunday night.

The good, the bad and the plain weird

Elise's emotional exit from MasterChef quarter finals

MasterChef Australia Top 4 contestant Elise Franciskovic.

CAIRNS cook struggles after receiving letter from fiance.

You can own this Queensland town for just $1

Yelarbon

Unprecedented auction of town's business centre with no reserve

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

Plans revealed for 1500-lot 'master-planned community'

Precinct will be bounded by Boundary St and Shoesmith Rd

Ecco Ripley sales run sparks prime release

MOVING IN: Sekisui House has announced the release of more residential blocks at Ecco Ripley.

Sekisui House is preparing to unveil more land at Ecco Ripley

Massive residential 9-storey high-rise hit by delays

An artist’s impression of the eight-storey-high apartment complex that Bernoth Holdings wants to build in South Toowoomba, next to the City Golf Club.

Developer struggles to get approved high-rise development started