‘Off Beat’ police news: week ending October 23

Senior Constable Carmel Hallinan, crime prevention officer for the Central Hunter command
Nanjing Night Net

Petrol siphoned from vehicleSometime between Sunday night and Monday morning a Cessnock residenthad fuel siphoned from his Holden Commodore.

The vehicle was parked and secured in the yard of his home on Aberdare Road.

The mandiscovered the missing fuel when he went to start his vehicle again and noticed that the fuel light was on.

Police are investigating possible CCTV footage from the incident.

Stealing at Cessnock Bunnings store – Report to Police PortalThe Bunnings store at Cessnock has had various power tools stolen from its shelves.

The store reported the incident on the weekend via the NSW Police Force Community Portal after having viewed store camera footage.

Police are pleased that the Central Hunter community are making use of our non-emergency online reporting portal. To access the portal please go to梧桐夜网police.nsw.gov419论坛.

Damage to schoolSometime between Friday afternoon and Monday morning Millfield Public School has been vandalised.

The offenders have smashed the external wall of the administration building, leaving significant damage to the school foundation.

Male charged with possession of a knifeAbout 9pm on Sunday evening a male was observed by numerous members of the public at Cessnock McDonald’swith a knife in his hand.

The male was observed to hide the knife in nearby bushes for a short time before retrieving the knife and walking to a nearby bus stop.

Police attended McDonalds and located the male in an agitated state.

A search of the male and the area nearby located a fishing knife with a 30cm blade.

The male was subsequently charged with possessing the knife in a public place.

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