Police said the 22-year-old victim was badly shaken after the attack and have appealed for witnesses. The assault and robbery took place around 9.20pm on Saturday as the man walked his pet on the Plantation, close to Bute Terrace. Detective Constable Keith Runcie from Saltcoats CID said: "This was a very distressing experience for the victim and he has been left badly shaken by what happened. "The park would have still been busy with other dog walkers around the time of the incident and I would appeal to anyone who saw anything suspicious to contact police immediately.
Major Crash Investigators are calling for witnesses following a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on McMillans Road on Monday 24 August. Sergeant Mark Casey said a small number of witnesses have made contact with Police, however they still would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the moments leading up to the crash. "In particular we are very interested in speaking to the driver of a hatchback that the motorcycle overtook before the collision. We believe the driver may have information that will assist us in our investigation." If you have any information we urge you to contact Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
The final report of the Fennelly Commission is understood to be close to completion and will be delivered to witnesses next week. The report will examine the events that led to the retirement of former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan. According to the Irish Independent , it will be sent to a number of key witnesses, including Mr Callinan, former Justice Minister Alan Shatter, former Secretary General of the Department of Justice Brian Purcell and Taoiseach Enda Kenny. The Fennelly Commission is set to determine whether Mr Callinan was forced from his position as a result of Cabinet concern over the garda tapes controversy.
Robert Michael, from Victoria University, has found that witnesses' confidence in their memories can be affected by whether they are asked easy or difficult questions first. "On the one hand it might not seem surprising, but on the other hand it is, because everyone is answering the same questions. "You're meant to be getting at the memory. Half were asked the easy questions - such the type of fruit the electrician picks up and eats, an event prominently shown in the clip - first.
A southern California man died while swimming near Cattail Cove State Park on Lake Havasu on Saturday afternoon, according to a sheriff's department release. Rene Recio, 75, of Covina, Calif., jumped off of a boat anchored in a cove into about five feet of water, witnesses told the Mohave County Sheriff's department. The witnesses said they saw Recio come up and begin swimming around but was then floating face down in the water next to the boat. Family members pulled Recio ashore and attempted to resuscitate him through CPR, contacting emergency responders shortly after 2 p.m.
Bloomington, Calif - On August 26, 2015 at approximately 9:58 a.m., the driver of a silver Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound on Agua Mansa Rd. east of El Rivino Rd. The driver lost control of the Corolla and crossed into the path of a white 1987 Dodge pick-up traveling westbound on Agua Mansa Rd., which was driven by Fernando Gonzalez Fernandez (70, Colton).
John Finnegan, 88, of Warminster, was pronounced dead at Doylestown Hospital after rescue crews pulled him from his Honda Accord that had punched a hole into Design Studio by Irina, a window treatment, tailoring and alterations business at 1380 Easton Road, police said Wednesday. "We believe there was some kind of medical condition based on reports from witnesses," said Warrington police Acting Deputy Chief Daniel Friel. "He appeared to have been slumped over the wheel when he coasted across the roadway." The official cause of the crash is still under investigation as police await the results of a toxicology report from the coroner, Friel added.
RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- One man was arrested on suspicion of arson after witnesses reportedly saw him set a car on fire in a Walmart parking lot Thursday morning, according to authorities. The Reno Fire Department said crews responded to reports of a car on fire in the lot at Kietzke Lane and McCarran Boulevard in south Reno around 8:30 a.m. Crews were able to put out the fire, and no injuries were reported, according to the fire department.
A 24-year-old man was found lying on the pavement outside the Quarry Quarter pub with a serious head injury. The victim is believed to have been involved in an argument with a man and woman while stood at the bar of the pub which led them to all being thrown out. "We are treating all the people in the CCTV stills as potential witnesses and they are not in any trouble.
As Beau Brindley's federal trial drew to a close Thursday - and before a judge began considering a verdict - a prosecutor accused the lawyer of distorting justice in at least six criminal cases. "It is a lawyer's responsibility to help a client present his side of the story," Gillers said. Brindley's attorney, Cynthia Giacchetti, said she agreed lying was at the core of the trial.
Final report of the Fennelly Commission is reportedly nearly finished and will be delivered to witnesses next week. pic.twitter.com/XKzs ...
KFOX14 Investigates learns the El Paso Police Department disciplined two officers following a four-vehicle crash involving an officer. KFOX14 first investigated the accident after witnesses claimed the officer ran the red light and tried to cover it up. Police gave another driver a tickets and said she was at fault. Witnesses accuse the police of lying and fabricating a report to protect their own.