Practice Hard News Story- Willbaramba Weekly: Briefs from a police statement

Hi readers!

Here is another practice hard news exercise. The task was to write three briefs based off a fake police statement.

We had to be careful about what we chose to include in our work- being mindful to be ethically and legally considerate.

Please have a read~~~~

Underage girl assaulted, man charged

A 23-year-old man has been charged with the rape of a teenage girl. The Wilbaramba resident is currently in custody with further assault charges expected in the coming days.

Local dam control centre damaged

Local police are investigating reports of damage at the Gulgul dam control centre. No charges have yet been laid but a 47-year-old male is assisting police with their inquiries.

Blackmailer charged

A 24-year-old Wilbaramba Heights man has been charged with threats to kill and blackmail, after a man told police the Wilbaramba Heights resident threatened to post unwanted photos of him online.


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