Crime watch is a joint collaboration brought to you each week by North Shore Police Area Command and Mosman Collective.


North Shore Police Area Command have been busy this week and ask anyone with information at the stated locations during the given times and dates to please contact them on 9414 8499 or via Crime Stoppers (1800 333 000) or website.

Goldilocks Burglar

A lower north shore family are recovering from shock after returning from holidays to find a “Goldilocks” intruder inside their Greenwich home.

Police say the home-owners opened their front door on Monday 17 October, and found a 34-year-old Willoughby woman sitting on their couch watching television.

It’s thought the woman could have been residing in the property for over a week.

“Around 7:10pm the Ronald Ave home-owners returned to their house having departed earlier in the month on a family holiday,” a North Shore Police Area Command spokesperson told Mosman Collective.

Police will allege the mortified locals discovered the Willoughby woman wearing clothes belonging to the homeowner.

She had also been sleeping in the master bedroom and eating food from the family’s pantry.

“It will be further alleged the woman lived in the property and over the course of around six days, she prepared meals, and wore clothes belonging to the home owner,” Police said.

“She also drove – and crashed – a vehicle belonging to the home owners.”

The woman was charged with break and enter house, steal property in dwelling house and take and drive conveyance.

She was refused bail and will next appear before Hornsby Local Court in December.

A lower north shore family returned home from holidays to find an unknown woman had moved into their Greenwich property.

Neutral Bay Fiddler

Police have charged a 46-year-old man following a sordid incident in Neutral Bay over the weekend, where it’s alleged he flashed his “trouser snake” to a number of members of the public.

Shortly before 1:00pm on Sunday 16th October, police received several calls regarding a male behaving erratically on Yeo Street, Neutral Bay.

It is further alleged the male pulled his penis out of his pants and then proceeded to perform a sexual act in view of several members of the public.


“Police attended the location where they found the male in nearby Anderson Street, where it is alleged he disclosed to police that he had recently used prohibited drugs,” Police told Mosman Collective.

The male was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital for treatment before being taken to Chatswood Police Station, where he was charged with wilful and obscene exposure, behave in offensive manner and possession of a graffiti implement.

The man was also found to have an outstanding warrant for another matter.

He was refused bail and will next appear before Manly Local Court in November.

A male “flasher” stopped traffic in Yeo St, Neutral Bay last week and has been charged with Obscene Exposure.

Aggravated Break Enter and Steal – Mosman

Police are advising locals to lock up after a terrifying a break and enter in Mosman last weekend.

Around 4:50am on Sunday 16th October, the residents of a home in Coronation Avenue woke to the sight of a male offender standing in the doorway of their bedroom.

“The home owner challenged the offender who promptly fled,” Police say.

“The offender is believed to have entered the home through the garage which had been left open. He is described as male, skinny build, 170cm tall, wearing dark clothing.”

Detectives attached to North Shore Police have commenced an investigation into the break in.

A male “flasher” stopped traffic in Yeo St, Neutral BaA Coronation Ave, Mosman, couple woke to find a man standing in the doorway of their bedroom last weekend.

Chaos in Crowy

Police have charged a 49-year-old man after an altercation at a licensed premise in Crows Nest over the weekend.

Around 11:30pm Friday 14th October the man was asked by staff at a premise on Willoughby Road, Crows Nest to leave.

Police will allege the man objected to leaving and punched the staff member twice in the face.

Officers were already at the venue at the time of the alleged assault and quickly apprehended the male.

The man was charged with assault and will face Manly Local Court next month.

Come at me Bro: A man has been charged after allegedly punching a barman twice in the face at Crows Nest last weekend.