Police

Man allegedly used ‘shopping bag fitted with camera’ to film up women’s skirts

A MAN has been charged after he allegedly used a shopping bag fitted with a camera to film up women’s skirts.

The 27-year-old was arrested on Saturday after he was detained by security guards at a shopping centre on Pitt Street in Sydney’s CBD.

Police seized the man’s mobile phone and found over two thousand photographs and videos allegedly depicting women being filmed without their consent at shopping centres and railway stations across Sydney.

The man was taken to Day Street Police Station where was charged with two counts of filming a person’s private parts without consent.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 11 July.

Police say inquiries into the incident are ongoing.

Whistle Referee

Police appeal for witnesses after referee assaulted, knocked unconscious

A soccer referee has been rushed to hospital after being brutally assaulted during a match at Bateau Bay on the NSW Central Coast.

Police said the violent incident happened around 12.20pm on Sunday, whilst the 56-year-old man was refereeing a third-grade match at Pat Morley Oval.

“It’s alleged a brawl, involving players and staff from opposing teams, occurred on the side lines and when the referee intervened, he was struck on the back of the head and fell to the ground unconscious,” police said in a statement.

The man was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Gosford Hospital in a stable condition.

An investigation is now underway with officers appealing for any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police or anyone with mobile phone footage of the incident to come forward and contact them.

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Ambulance NSW

Woman seriously injured after being hit by bus in Brisbane’s CBD

A WOMAN has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a bus in Brisbane City this morning.

It’s understood the woman, aged in her 20s, was crossing Adelaide Street between Albert and Edward Streets when she was struck around 8.15am.

She was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital with serious leg injuries.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the incident.

Emergency

Man rushed to hospital after being bitten by suspected red-belly black snake in SE Qld

A MAN is in a serious condition after being bitten by a suspected red-belly black snake at a home in Ipswich overnight.

The man was bitten on the hand by the reptile just before 10.00pm.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to Ipswich Hospital for treatment.

Queensland Ambulance confirmed the patient was transported in a serious condition.

NEWSPOLL: Turnbull sees popularity boost, but Labor still leading Coalition

It’s good news for Malcolm Turnbull today, with the Australian Prime Minister’s satisfaction rating reaching 40 per cent for the first time in two years.

In results published by The Australian on Sunday night, Turnbull also remains preferred Prime Minister over opposition leader Bill Shorten 46 to 31 per cent.

Despite the Liberal leader clinching the lead, the Coalition still trails Labor on a two-party preferred basis.

Labor is ahead of the coalition 52 per cent to 48 per cent.

The primary votes for the two parties remains unchanged at 38 per cent.