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Welcome to South Australia Police's uWitnessIt

South Australia Police invites members of the public to assist in significant investigations via the submission of vision and photographs captured at the scene of major incidents.

Police are currently gathering public footage in relation to the following incidents:

Police investigate series of fires - southern suburbs

Just before 1.15am on Wednesday 19 February, police and fire crews were called to near the intersection of Railway Terrace and Castle Street following reports of three small grass fires along the railway line.  Those fire were quickly extinguished before they could spread.

Then just before 1.30am,  a brush fence fire was discovered at Gordon Road at Black Forest, the fire quickly spread to a wooden deck behind the fence and then to the house, causing significant damage before the fire could be brought under control.

A neighbour who assist in fighting the blaze received burns in the incident and was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital for treatment.

Shortly after a third fire was reported in Oakley Avenue Millswood, where another brush fence was set alight.  The fire spread to a gas meter which ignited.  Fortunately the blaze was brought under control before it could spread further.

Fire Cause Investigators and Crime Scene examiners attending each of the fire scenes this morning.

Southern District police are investigating believing all three fires are linked and in close proximity to each other.

Anyone who saw any suspicious activity, including persons walking or riding a pushbike this morning near the railway line to please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


Fatal crash at Elizabeth Vale

Just after 7.30pm on Wednesday 25 December, police and paramedics responded to reports of a pedestrian being struck by a car on John Rice Avenue.

The pedestrian, a 23-year-old man from Davoren Park, was rushed to hospital with critical injuries but sadly died the following day.

A white Mitsubishi Lancer, was towed from the scene for examination and police spoke with the female driver as part of their investigation.

Major Crash Investigators have identified a grey or silver 2002-2005 Mazda 6 sedan that was in the vicinity when the collision occurred and believe the driver and any occupants of the vehicle may be able to assist the investigation.

Suspicious behaviour at Clovelly Park

Sometime after 3pm on Thursday 6 February, a girl was walking near a school, when a black car (possibly a BMW or Nissan SUV) stopped near her. A man in the car spoke to the girl, before he drove off.

The suspect is described as having a tanned complexion, about 30 years old with brown hair and a slim build.

Anyone who may have information on this incident, or persons seen acting suspiciously in the Clovelly Park area is asked to contact police by calling Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au

Information sought over Murray Bridge sexual assault

About 12.30am on Tuesday 7 January a woman went outside into her driveway to put rubbish in the bin when she was approached from behind by an unknown man and sexually assaulted.

A second man in the vicinity called out to the offender and he ran off, last seen heading north on Joyce Street, Murray Bridge.

The suspect is described as a man, average height and build and wearing a white hooded jumper with the hood pulled up, possibly over a peaked cap, and dark shiny parachute or nylon pants with a single white stripe down each of the pant legs.


Suspicious fire between Kersbrook and Williamstown

About 5.50am today (Thursday 9 January) police and fire crews were called to an area near the South Para Reservoir after reports of a large grass fire.

The blaze was brought under control by fire crews just after 8am.

Police are treating the fire as suspicious, and anyone who may have information that can assist is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au


Attempted murder arrest at Ottoway

Western District detectives are investigating a serious collision that occurred about 6.30pm on Friday 20 December and are appealing to the public for information and any dashcam or mobile phone vision of the incident.

A silver Mitsubishi Mirage hatchback with registration WNG809 drove into Larsen Court at Ottoway where a disturbance occurred. The vehicle hit a woman and continued driving with the woman holding onto the bonnet.

The vehicle drove onto Larsen Court, Cleveland Terrace, Edward Street, Fairlie Street, May Terrace and Grand Junction Road. The woman fell off the vehicle on Grand Junction Road approximately 10 metres from Rosewater Terrace.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have dashcam or mobile phone vision any information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au


Car stolen during robbery at Dernancourt

Police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted and her car stolen just after 11.40am on Wednesday 18 December in the car park of a Lower North East Road shopping complex at Dernancourt.

The victim was approached by a man who allegedly grabbed her hand bag out of her shopping trolley. When the victim attempted to take her hand bag back from the suspect he allegedly assaulted her, before taking her 2018 white Holden Trax SUV, SA registration S829CAD.

The suspect is described as Caucasian male, tanned complexion, short dark hair, aged in his 30s.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report on line at www.crimestopperssa.com.au. If you see the stolen car please contact the Police Assistance Line on 131 444 or Triple Zero (000) immediately.


Eastern District police are seeking information from the public after three gunshots were fired into a house at Campbelltown just after 2.30pm on Tuesday 17 December.

Two men, one armed with a firearm, had attended at the home and confronted the occupant discharging three shots into the garage wall of the home.

The two men are believed to have left in a grey Volkswagen Golf sedan and a grey Nissan X-Trail SUV.

Police are asking anyone with information on the vehicles seen leaving the area or on the incident, to please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


Serious assault in the city

Police are appealing for vision following an assault on King William Street, Adelaide at 1.15am on Sunday 15 December which has left a man in hospital with a head injury.

The victim was punched following an altercation on a bus a short time prior.  The man then walked off and was last seen walking north on King William Street.

The victim was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.


Three arrested after break-ins at Brighton

Three teenagers have been arrested after a break-in at Brighton in the early hours of this morning, and police are investigating links to several other break-ins around the area.

Police will allege that just after 1.30am on Friday 8 November, patrols were called to a house in Dunluce Avenue after reports that four youths had broken into a property, and stole a handbag and other items.

Anyone with information that can assist police is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


Cars damaged in a crime series at Black Forest

Southern District Police are investigating a series of tyre slashing incidents that occurred overnight in Black Forest.

Cars parked in Aroha Terrace and East Terrace had their tyres slashed and doors scratched overnight between Tuesday 5 November and Wednesday 6 November.

Anyone with any information that might assist the investigation into the property damage is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


Indecent Behaviour at Oaklands Park

Police are investigating a report of indecent behaviour at Oaklands Park about 8.30am on Sunday 3 November.

A woman was walking through the Oaklands Wetland Reserve when she allegedly saw a man acting in an indecent manner.

The man left the area on foot toward Oaklands Road.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, aged between 50 to 60, slim athletic build, with fair skin and wrinkles.

He had short grey hair on the sides of his head and balding on top. He did not have any facial hair.

The suspect was wearing black lycra bike shorts and a bright blue loose gym t-shirt.

Police are seeking anyone with dashcam footage who may have travelled along Oaklands Road past the Oaklands Wetland Reserve

between 8.00am and 9.00am Sunday 3 November to please provide it via uWitnessIt


Suspicious behaviour at Modbury Heights

Police are investigating after two girls were trick or treating in Kingfisher Drive at Modbury Heights at 7pm on Halloween when a gold car drove past.

The male driver waved at the girls and yelled at them to get in the car.

The driver is described as a man of Indian Sub Continental appearance, aged in his late 20s, with side-parted, slicked back black hair, black facial hair and bushy eyebrows. He was wearing gold and white glasses and a black top.

The vehicle is described as a gold four-door sedan, possibly an older model Holden, with silver rims.

Detectives are appealing for any mobile phone, CCTV or dashcam footage from motorists on Kingfisher Drive between 6pm and 7pm on Thursday 31 October to be provided via uWitnessIt.


Sexual assault at Glandore

Police are investigating an incident at Glandore last night (30 October) where a man was allegedly sexually assaulted by another man.

About 11.20pm on Wednesday 30 October, a man was jogging along Clark Avenue when he was grabbed by a man and forced into the back seat of a white car that was parked on the street. Once inside the car, the man was sexually assaulted.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the vicinity of Clark Avenue and Cross Road between 10.20pm and 11.20pm on Wednesday 30 October and may have images or vision of the incident to please submit their footage.


Suspicious behaviour at Malvern

Police are investigating a report of a boy being approached by an unknown man on Unley Road at Malvern about 8.30am on Thursday 31 October.

The man is described as of Caucasian appearance, aged in his 50s, with a grey untidy beard and wearing a black long sleeved shirt, pants and shoes. He smelled strongly of cigarettes.

Police are appealing for any mobile phone, CCTV or dashcam footage from motorists on Unley Road between 8am and 9am today.


Suspicious Behaviour at Belair

Police are appealing for any vision or witnesses to an incident of suspicious behaviour at Belair on Monday 30 October.

About 8.30am a girl was walking along Rokewood Avenue when a white ute stopped alongside her. The man driving remained in the car and briefly spoke with her before driving off.

The girl was not harmed in any way.

Anyone who was in the area of Rokewood Avenue at Belair about 8.30am on Monday 30 October is asked to come forward.


Robberies at hotels and licensed premises

This portal has been created members of the public and hotel staff to post photographs, CCTV and video images relevant to any of the series of aggravated robberies that have recently been committed at various locations across metropolitan Adelaide at hotels and gaming rooms.


Sexual assault at Munno Para

Police are investigating an incident at Munno Para this morning, where a woman was allegedly sexually assaulted.

About 7am today (Friday 11 October) a woman was walking along a path in a wetlands area near Ramsar Road, when she was hit in the head with an unknown object and sexually assaulted.


Fatal Crash at Mount Gambier

Major Crash Officers are investigating the circumstances of a fatal crash at Mount Gambier early this morning.

Just after 12.15am, Friday 11 October, police and emergency services were called to Lake Terrace East after reports a man was lying on the road.Investigations indicate the man had been hit by a vehicle and sadly the 51-year-old local man died at the scene.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the Lake Terrace East area between 11.30pm (10 October) and 12.45am (11 October) and may have images or vision of the incident are asked to submit their footage.


Suspicious behaviour at St Kilda playground

Police are calling for any witnesses who may be able to help an investigation into suspicious behaviour at St Kilda children's playground on Monday 30 September.

An unknown man, described as tall and fair, approached a child at the playground about 5pm.

The child was not harmed in any way.

Anyone who was at the St Kilda playground between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on Monday is asked to come forward.


Murder at Parafield Gardens

Police are appealing for stills and vision following the death of a man who was allegedly assaulted on 29 June 2019 at Parafield Gardens.

At 12.40am, Saturday 29 June, police were called to a licensed premises on Martins Road after reports of an alleged assault outside the venue.

On arrival, police patrols located a man with serious injuries being assisted by members of the public, ambulance officers treated the 46-year-old man from the northern suburbs at the scene, before conveying him to the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a critical condition. Sadly, the injured man died in hospital on 30 June.


Assault of a man at Hindley St, Adelaide

Police are appealing for stills and vision following the assault of a man at Hindley St, Adelaide (near Bank St) about 4.20am on Sunday, 30 June.

The 25-year-old victim sustained an injury to his throat, and remains in hospital in a stable condition.


Assault on Jogger at Oaklands Rd, Marion

Police are appealing for stills and vision following the assault of a jogger at Oaklands Rd, Marion (near the skate park at Oaklands Recreation Plaza) about 5.40am on Thursday, 16 May.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, between 20 to 30 years old, clean shaven with a slim build. He was wearing an Army green coloured knitted beanie.

He was last seen jogging west from bus stop 22B towards Oaklands Recreation Plaza.


Serious Assault on Couple at Light Square, Adelaide Carpark

Police are appealing for stills and vision from the public following the assault of a couple by two men in a city carpark, about 2.20am on Sunday 7 April.

Following a verbal altercation, the victims aged in their 20s were assaulted while walking through the TAFE Adelaide carpark in Light Square.

Police believe that a number of witnesses to this assault may have filmed the incident.


If you can assist by sharing photographs or video relating to these investigations, please click on the relevant link.

You will receive a private, secure link via SMS, allowing you to submit your footage for review.

You have the option to remain anonymous when supplying your footage.

Thanks for your contribution, and for helping SA Police to keep SA safe.

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