Offenders have stolen 15 chickens from premises in Main Street, Alstonville, between 8pm Friday night and 8.30am on Saturday morning.

The 72-year-old female owner was home at the time of the incident.

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A premises in Anderson Street, Ballina was targeted between 4pm Friday and 4.30am on Sunday where cash and a Shimano fishing rod were stolen.

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Numerous police vehicles were called to Ballina shortly after midnight on Saturday where approximately 30 to 40 youth were involved in numerous altercations, including fighting and swearing, causing a significant disturbance to neighbours.

A 19-year-old male was arrested for offensive behaviour.

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A mower valued at $400 was stolen from open shed adjoining premises in Newbridge Street, South Lismore, some time up to midday Saturday.

Information to Lismore Police on 66-260599