Griffith police for Saturday July 15 and Sunday July 16.

About 10.50 pm on Saturday a male has entered a pizza restaurant on Banna Avenue before jumping the counter and assaulting a staff member. 

The staff member was then pursued by the offender as he fled the store.

The perpetrator has been described as wearing light grey track pants, dark grey top and a blue baseball cap with a light grey brim. 

A local community service provider was the victim of a break and enter on Saturday evening, when unknown person/s made off with a coin operated washing machine.

The washing machine was subsequently located but damaged beyond repair, with the money stolen. 

A 29 year old male from Griffith was taken to hospital in a serious condition from a local licensed premises following a suspected drug overdose in the early hours of Sunday Morning.

The male was admitted to Griffith Base Hospital where he remains in intensive care.