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Four arrested over abduction and assault at Oaklands Park

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Three men and a woman have been arrested after they allegedly abducted, assaulted and robbed a man known to them at Oaklands Park overnight.

Police will allege at about 8pm on Friday 16 October, a group of four people allegedly lured the man to a home at Oaklands Park, assaulted him, stripped him of his clothing and then forced him to transfer money from his bank account.

The group then contacted a relative of the victim’s and demanded they bring jewellery and clothing to an Oaklands Park address or they would stab the victim.

Southern District Police were contacted over the incident and just after 11.30pm located the 21-year-old male victim inside a house in Lucknow Street.

Also at the premises were a 24-year-old man from Happy Valley, a…



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Rashid stays a Striker for milestone BBL|10 | Adelaide Strikers

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Rashid is the third-highest wicket-taker for the Strikers with 56 from just 40 matches, and the best economy of those who have bowled more than 10 innings with 6.36.

 

Rashid first joined the Strikers as a teenager in 2017 and was part of the squad that won its maiden Championship, despite his absence in the Final due to commitments with his national team.

 

Rashid has best figures of 4/22 which was also his maiden Big Bash hat-trick against the Sydney Sixers at Adelaide Oval in BBL|09.

 

In August the then 21-year-old became the youngest and fastest to 300 Twenty20 wickets.

 

Rashid also possesses a mighty swing of the bat, stunning crowds and the opposition with his swash-buckling ‘helicopter…



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Police Citizen of the Year Announced

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Port MacDonnell resident Grant Fensom has been named as the Lions Club of the City of Adelaide and South Australia Police 2020 Citizen of the Year.

Mr Fensom was nominated following his valuable contribution in the arrest of an armed holdup offender. Mr Fensom’s nomination was submitted by Superintendent Phil Hoff, Officer in Charge, Limestone Coast LSA.

On 22 August 2019, an offender entered the Port MacDonnell pharmacy wearing a facemask and armed with a knife. He threatened the pharmacist, threw a printer at his head and escaped with a quantity of drugs and cash. Thankfully the pharmacist was not badly injured and called for assistance.

A nearby Mr Fensom quickly established what had happened and observed the offender flee the…



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Alleged freight train stowaway caught in Adelaide in breach of coronavirus restrictions

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A man accused of stowing away on a freight train has been arrested in Adelaide, after allegedly crossing into SA from Victoria in breach of travel restrictions.

A rail supervisor found the 41-year-old, and called police, after the train arrived in Adelaide early this morning.

Police said the man boarded the train in the Victorian town of Dimboola, before it departed for Adelaide last night.

They did not say if the man was from the Wimmera town or from elsewhere within Victoria.

Police said the man had earlier submitted a cross border travel…



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