Investigation underway following houseboat incident on Murray River

Tuesday, 14 March 2023 10:13:32 AM

Police have commenced an investigation into an alleged incident on the Murray River at Moama at the weekend.

Officers have been told on the afternoon of Saturday 11 March 2023, a group of unknown males on a pontoon boat asked to board a moored houseboat along the Murray River at Moama, however, were declined by women already on board.

The men allegedly became verbally abusive towards the women, and about 6pm that day, some of the males climbed onto the houseboat without permission, while others still on the pontoon boat exposed themselves to the women and threw glass bottles at the houseboat.

Police have been told the pontoon boat was driven into the houseboat several times, before the males left the area.

The incident was reported to officers attached to Murray River Police District, who have commenced inquiries.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information – including those with footage of the incident – is urged to contact Moama Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.