An Alice Springs businessman has explained how he was broken into 41 times during the outback capital’s terrifying ongoing crime wave – but he says a shocking escalation in violence means the city is now ‘totally out of control’.
Darren Clark, a former baker and cafe owner, has endured wave after wave of attacks on the three businesses he has run in Alice Springs.
Now he says ‘all day, all night’ violence in the town has escalated to a level that means no-one feels safe.
Darren Clark, a former baker and cafe owner, has endured wave after wave of attacks on the three businesses he has run in Alice Springs
The number of property offences including break-ins and car thefts per year in the town has increased from 4,360 in 2017 to 7,820 last year
Shocking property crime in Alice Springs is increasingly giving way to more violent crimes as youths and adults begin swinging axes and machetes as they go on their crime sprees
‘That [crime] includes I’ve had two…