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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : October 15 2008
8 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, October 16, 2008 MB Stars glove up to lend a hand TWO stars from the tele- vision show Packed To The Rafters will be taking part in a celebrity charity fight in Five Dock RSL on Friday night. Justin Rosniak and George Houvardas will battle it out using over- sized boxing gloves to raise money for the Rett Syndrome Australian Re- search Fund. There will also plenty of Thai boxing, and an auc- tion and raffle. Rett Syndrome is a debilitating genetic dis- order which is the second most common form of severe mental retardation in females and affects one in 8500 births by the age of 15. The charity night starts at 7pm. Tickets cost $50 for adults and $25 for chil- dren at the door. NEWS Sports car heist at gunpoint CRIME STOPPERS 1800 333 000 on the beat 1 3 4 2 5 1 A MAN had his sports car stolen at gunpoint at Lidcombe on Monday night. The man was driving his silver-coloured Mazda RX8 in Strathfield when he noticed a car following him about 10.30pm. He continued driving and was travelling along Railway St, Lidcombe, when a Subaru WRX with four people inside blocked his path. Two men wearing balaclavas got out of the Subaru and one of them threatened the victim with a firearm. He got out of his car, before it was driven from the scene. Police searched the area, but the Mazda RX8 was not found. Officers from the Flemington local area command are continuing to investigate the incident and are appealing for information from members of the public. Anyone who sees a silver-coloured Mazda RX8 with NSW registration AZV-24G is urged not to approach the vehicle but contact police immediately via triple zero (000). Meanwhile, any members of the public who have any information about this incident, should phone Auburn police on 9646 8699 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 2 A BELFIELD man had to be rescued by fire and ambulance crews after im- paling himself on an aluminium fence on Tuesday morning. Ambulance workers found the man hang- ing upside down when they answered the 000 call at 5.25am. The man is believed to have been climb- ing over the fence when he became trapped. It took fire and ambulance crews until 6.14am to release the man, with part of the fence still attached to his leg. He lost a significant amount of blood and was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. 3 A 30-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with a number of sexual assaults in an Ashfield motel in June. Police allege that the Acacia Gardens man sexually assaulted a 14-year-old Wentworthville girl and a 20-year-old Ashfield woman at the motel around 8.15pm on June 1. After a long investigation, Ashfield detec- tives arrested a man at Acacia Gardens last Tuesday. The man has been charged with sexual assault and assault with intent to have sexual intercourse with a child between 10 and 16 years old. 4 POLICE have seized illegal drugs and arrested 11 people following an oper- ation at a dance party in Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday night. A team of armed police and a drug detection dog screened the 2000 party-goers entering the God's Kitchen dance party. Two of those arrested, men aged 20, were found with seven ecstasy tablets each and were charged with supplying prohibited drugs. A total of 30 ecstasy tablets and a small amount of cannabis were seized. Police say they will continue to target the use and sale of illegal drugs during similar operations in coming months. 5 FEARS are growing about the where- abouts of a Rhodes man who has been missing since mid-September. Muhammed Shafique, 49, an immigration consultant, left his home at 1pm on September 18 and has not been seen since. The missing man is about 170cm tall and slim, wears glasses and speaks with a Pakistani/Indian accent. He is fluent in both English and Urdu. None of his family in either Pakistan or Australia have heard from him and his car, a silver Toyota Rav4 with the numberplate XNP-475 has not been seen either. Anyone with information should contact Burwood police on 9745 8499. weekly news Bananas per kg $1.29 per kg Potatoes 4kg 75c per kg Blueberries 125g $2.40 per 100g Sweet Corn 500g $1.98 per kg 99c $299 $129 $299 32" (81cm) Full HD LCD TV 3.5" GPS Navigator • 3.5" touch screen • Li-polymer battery 1100mAh • Headphone jack • Volume control dial • 512MB built-in flash • Stylus pen • Red light and fixed speed camera alerts • SD card slot • Centrality Atlas- III/400MHz processor • WinCE net 5.0 • Window cradle and mount smarter shopping aldi.com.au produce prices effective 14/10/08 to 20/10/08 OPENING HOURS: See your local store or www.aldi.com.au for details. Prices are correct at time of printing and are subject to change. Produce prices valid from 14/10/08 to 20/10/08. All offers while stocks last. In the event of unexpected high demand, ALDI Stores reserves the right to limit purchases to reasonable retail quantities. ALDM3310/W42/8/A special buys from thurs 16 oct $139 $899 see aldi.com.au for more info 1080P FULL HD INTEGRATED HD TUNER INTEGRATED HD TUNER 1920 X 1080 RESOLUTION BLU-RAY DISC READY 2 YEAR in-house warranty HDMI INPUTS 2x HDMI INPUTS 2x 1920 X 1080 RESOLUTION BLU-RAY DISC READY 2 YEAR in-house warranty 1year warranty 4kg
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