Dan Oakes

Dan Oakes

Assault and robbery: the dark side of the city

Dan Oakes Curious families and drunken punters stare at the lanky young man as he sits handcuffed on a bench outside Crown Casino.

Police extend crackdown on city's gang robberies

Crime hot spot: Gangs of young men and women are targeting people on the northern side of the Yarra River.

Dan Oakes A trial operation targeting violent gang robberies in Melbourne's central business district and western suburbs will be rolled out indefinitely, senior police have said.