A minor road-rager tried to flee from police by leaping into an ice-cold pond.Traffic police took up the chase of the 14-year-old moped rider after other motorists complained about his speeding and erratic driving style in Bad Goisern, Upper Austria, on Wednesday. The teen whose souped-up moped was not licensed eventually jumped into […]
A teenager is fighting for his life after plunging from an escalator in Vienna at the weekend.Rafael F., 17, was balancing on the handrail of the moving staircase at the Spittelau underground train station when he lost his balance. He sustained life-threatening head injuries in the eight-metre plunge which occurred on Saturday night, police said […]
Vienna teenager missing again
A Viennese teen disappeared again after having been missing for weeks.Karin P. failed to return after leaving the family home in the city on 10 January. The black-haired girl has been missing ever since before turning up again a few days ago.Police said today (Tues) that the 15-year-old disappeared once more last Sunday.
Teen accused of break-in spree
A Lower Austrian teenager is suspected of being behind a series of burglaries.The 16-year-old was put in preventive detention this morning (Thurs) following months of police investigations.Officials in Amstetten district announced the teen who faces youth crime charges was accused of being responsible for 28 break-ins in the area causing overall damages of […]
A praline placed at the front door of a mayors house was not poisoned, examinations have shown.Peoples Party (ÖVP) Rüstorf Mayor Pauline Sterrer informed police after discovering the chocolate delicacy earlier this month. Sterrer started getting threatening letters around two years ago, and the discovery of the praline triggered memories of the fate of a […]
A Brazilian teen who has an Austrian passport has scored two goals for the Austrian Under-18s team after he applied to coaches by posting a video showing his skills on the internet.Rafhael Domingues, who recently turned 18 and has Brazilian and Austrian passports, netted twice in the teams 3-1 victory against the Czech Republic in […]