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Appeal after shot fired - Woolgoolga

Wednesday, 11 August 2021 03:12:05 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance after a shot was fired into a vehicle in the state’s Coffs/Clarence region earlier this week.

Officers attached to Coffs/Clarence Police District attended an address on Smails Close, Woolgoolga, after reports a maroon Toyota Camry had been damaged.

Police were told about 5am on Monday 9 August 2021, a woman was woken to a loud bang.

Later the same morning, the woman observed what appeared to be a gunshot to the rear of the Toyota.

A crime scene was established by Coffs Harbour detectives after a number of projectiles were found, which will be forensically examined.

As investigations continue, police are asking any witnesses, or anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage, to come forward.

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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.