IT WAS the perfect suburb for young families, with parks, playgrounds and lakes. Now terrified residents want to leave. Police are expecting to make arrests following a violent brawl in Melbourne's western suburbs.
Residents were left shaken after up to youths began throwing rocks and debris at police officers at Taylors Hill. Homeowners were told to stay inside and lock their doors while officers to disperse the crowd, equipping themselves with riot gear and blocking off a number of roads.
Two groups are believed to have gathered to fight to settle a dispute over a teenage romance, but the situation rapidly escalated.
Taylors Hill was carefully planned almost 20 years ago. Planners back ensured the Taylors hill australia, just 35 minutes from the centre of Melbourne and now home to more than 15, people, would be a desirable and affordable place for citydwellers to live.
It was to be a spacious environment for families with large housing blocks, parks, walking tracks, playgrounds and lakes. The plans showed eight parks for activities, allowing all families to be within m of the nearest park. It meant residents could achieve the dream of a three-bedroom house on a sq m block within commutable distance from Melbourne. Thousands of residents quickly piled into the new suburb along with the newly developed Caroline Springs and Burnside, and many were pleased with their life choices.
Taylors hill australia latest census data showed residents of Maltese, Italian, Macedonian, Vietnamese and Indian heritage were far higher than the national and state average. But those who flocked there are starting to become concerned after a spate of shocking violent incidents — the most dramatic of which Taylors hill australia Taylors Hill to national attention on Wednesday night.
Police have made no arrests. In one incident, a year-old was ambushed and hit with what appeared to be a baseball bat after refusing a demand for his belongings. The terrified teenager was then dragged along the ground before the offenders fled in a car. A perceived increase in crime has concerned some long-term residents, who say they are packing up and heading for different parts of the city.
The quality of education in schools is very poor and security here is another big concern for me.
Dozens of police in riot gear responded. Security is a huge concern for residents in Taylors Hill, particularly because it boasts a huge number
Taylors hill australia families with young children.
Census data shows nine out of 10 households in the suburb are made up of families, with the most common family type being a married couple with, on average, 2. The data also shows 65 per cent of households Taylors hill australia in homes with four bedrooms or more. The "Taylors hill australia," which used to be pastoral land, has seen a population explosion.
Taylors Hill mother Rocchina Pignataro said she had become concerned about large gatherings of youths on her street. Despite concerns, official crime statistics reveal there were just three aggravated burglaries recorded for Taylors Hill in the year ending in March.
The most common crimes were against property — car thefts, thefts from cars, residential burglaries and criminal damage. The frustration grew as Commander Tim Hansen told reporters no arrests had been made in relation to the chaotic scenes. I just want to reassure everyone we take a zero tolerance approach with this sort of behaviour.
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