Fugitive on Queensland roof triggers suburban stand-off
A man has left a Queensland family terrified after he ran onto their roof and caused a standoff with police.
Police are hunting a motorbike ride who escaped officers by travelling at speeds more than 280km/h in the Northern Territory yesterday.
The green and black Kawasaki ZX10R – with fake registration plates 'XPLOD' – was travelling inbound on the Stuart Highway near Palmerston when police tried to intercept the vehicle.
After initially slowing, the rider than rapidly accelerated to over 280km/h as it proceeded through the Temple Terrace intersection.
Police did not pursue the motorcycle.
The rider of the motorcycle was last seen wearing a lime green coloured shirt, black shorts, a green and black helmet with a gold coloured reflective visor.
Sydney house blaze reveals a cannabis crop in every bedroom
Emergency services have uncovered a cannabis crop in each of the five bedrooms of a suburban home in Sydney's south-west after responding to reports the house was on fire. Emergency services have uncovered a cannabis crop in each of the five bedrooms of a suburban home in Sydney's south-west after responding to Firefighters contained the blaze to the front of the single-storey house after being called to the property at Percy St, Bankstown, at 6.15pm, but discovered an enhanced cannabis set-up when they checked if anyone was inside the rest of the home.
Senior Sergeant Angela Stringer slammed the dangerous actions and urged members of the public with information that could led to the motorcycle rider to come forward.
"This behaviour is absolutely unacceptable. I want to remind all motorists that road safety is everyone's responsibility and to drive so others survive,” she said.
Large screws left behind by ‘hoon gang’ in Redcliffe
A mass hoon rally involving dozens of cars and utes in a suburban street has been caught on camera. CCTV shows sedans, four-wheel-drives and utes arriving in a street in Clontarf, Redcliffe, east of Brisbane, performing burn-outs for more than an hour. Police have been called to the street several times to deal with hooning but local business owner Michael Horsburgh said the issue is getting worse. 1/3 SLIDES © 9news Large screws were left behind on the road. 2/3 SLIDES © Supplied This ute was one of many cars caught on CCTV hooning in the street.
Members of the public with information which may identify the rider of the motorcycle are urged to contact Police on 131444 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Desperate search for missing girl, 10, who vanished on Monday morning wearing a backpack and hasn't been seen by friends or family since.
The girl was last seen on Morayfield Road, 44 kilometres north of Brisbane, at 10am. She was last seen wearing a purple jacket with a backpack and dark blue leggings. Anyone with information about her where the girl is has been urged to contact police on 131 444.