Will new penalties help 'terrified' locals amidst crime wave?

Ciara Bastow
Updated March 15 2024 - 12:16pm, first published March 14 2024 - 5:00am

Eleven-year-olds on police pursuits, 12-year-olds break and entering and 15-year-olds assaulting police officers. And that's just in 2023.

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Allison Hore


Allison Hore is a journalist with the Daily Liberal.

Ciara Bastow

Ciara Bastow

Senior Journalist

Hi! I'm Ciara and I've been working as a journalist for a number of years now, covering everything ranging from council, human interest stories, community news and sport. Got a story? Email me at

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