Home invasion

Two Smithfield men, aged 21 and 22, have been charged with aggravated break and enter following a robbery at a Lalor Park home in November.

They will appear before the Burwood Local Court on January 22.

Police allege that on November 12, 2013 three men went to a home at Sackville Road where they robbed the residents, including a two-year old boy, of cash before escaping in the victim’s white BMW.

Perfume stolen

A woman stole a handbag and about 10 bottles of perfume from a store in a Blacktown shopping centre last Monday between 4pm and 4.35pm.

Police described her as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, medium build, about 30-35 years old, olive skin, long straight black hair, wearing a pink T-shirt, grey pants, white sneakers and sunglasses.

Pregnant woman hit

A pregnant Quakers Hill woman, 18, was attacked by an older woman in Blacktown last Tuesday.

Police said at about 10.30am the woman was at Westfield Place when she was approached by a 26-year old woman who pulled her hair and caused her to fall to the ground.

 The woman then kicked the pregnant woman in the stomach several time before bystanders intervened.

Nuisance calls

Police detained a suspect for making three false triple-0 calls last Tuesday.

The 57-year-old Seven Hill woman woman is alleged to have made the calls between 3pm and 4.40pm.

On searching the woman police found sh had three mobile phones suspected to be used for making the calls.

Child approached

Police are hunting for a man who tried to pick up a 15-year-old girl at Doonside last Wednesday.

Police said 4pm and 4.30pm the girl was walking along Douglas Road when a white car pulled alongside her.

The male driver tried to talk with the girl but she refused.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 30-40 years old, with short grey hair, grey beard and specks of white paint on his face.

Punched in the face

A 46-year-old Blacktown woman was walking with her 19-year-old through a Blacktown shopping centre at 6.30pm last Wednesday when she was punched in the face by a man.

The woman sought help from a security office in a nearby shop.

The man is described as being of African appearance, early 20s, about 185cm tall, wearing a white T-shirt and long white pants.

Man stabbed

Police are looking for three men, one armed with a knife, who stabbed 26-year-old man in a house at Doonside last Wednesday.

Police officer first went to the house at Astral Drive at about 10.50pm in connection with a report of a domestic argument.

When police arrived the home was occupied by three men but there was no evidence of a domestic disturbance.

They were called back to the same home at 11.05pm, where they found one of the men with a stab wound to the stomach.

An ambulance was called and the man was taken to Westmead Hospital.

Houses evacuated

About 50 residents were evacuated from two housing units after a car lost control and hit a gas main in Blacktown last Thursday.

Police said at about 2.55am a 33-year-old Blacktown man was driving his Ford Falcon east along Devitt Street when it went off the road and struck the main gas pipe.

The car came to rest on the gas pipe after rupturing the line and causing gas to leak out.

Emergency Services were called and residents were evacuated.

The driver was arrested and taken to Blacktown police station where he refused to undertake a breath analysis.

His licence was suspended and he was charged with refusing to submit to breath analysis and reckless driving.

He will appear before the Blacktown Local Court on February 11.

Malicious damage

A 22-year-old Blacktown woman was charged with causing malicious damage and assaulting a police officer last Thursday.

Police said the woman kicked over six rubbish bins causing rubbish to spill on to the road outside Blacktown police station at Kildare Road at 1pm.

Three police officers in the street saw the incident and approached the woman who became aggressive and was arrested.

During the arrest she grabbed one of them, dug her nails into his hand and caused a small laceration.

The woman was taken into Blacktown police station and charged with malicious damage, assault police and resist arrest.

She will appear before Blacktown Local Court on February 7.

Sale goes bad

A 42-year-old Blacktown man was approached by a stranger at a hotel and asked if he wished to purchase an electrical appliance at about 5.45pm last Thursday.

The man agreed to buy the item and went for a drive to a house in Balmoral Street.

While in the driveway of the house, the stranger produced a knife and threatened the man before snatching the cash out of his hand and driving off along Balmoral Street and turning onto Newton Road.

The man is described as being of Asian appearance, mid-30s, about 175cm tall, skinny build, black spiky hair, with a birth mark or acne scarring on the left side of his face.

The offender’s car is described as a white older model Honda CRV with a smashed front passenger side window covered in plastic and slim black and white registration plates.

Replica weapon

A 20-year-old Doonside woman was arrested with a replica pistol at Blacktown train station last Thursday.

Police said officer from the Transport Command separated two women arguing at the station at about 9pm.

On checking police found the replica pistol in the waist band of the woman’s shorts.

She was arrested and charged with having an unregistered and unauthorised pistol in a public place.

The woman will appear before Blacktown Local Court on January 31.

Four cars damaged

A man was issued with an infringement for negligent driving following an incident in a Blacktown shopping centre car park last Friday.

Police said at about 1.30pm a 70-year-old Doonside man failed to give way to another car while driving into the car park caused two cars to collide.

When he tried to correct his error his car collided with a sign post which dislodged and fell on another car.

The man’s car then collided against the rear of another parked car causing it to move forward and damage a fourth car.

Cabinet opened

Police are looking for two men who forced open a display cabinet and stole several electronic items in a department store in Blacktown last Saturday.

Police said at about 4am the pair jumped a counter and forced the cabinet open.

Staff alerted security and the men ran from the store.

The pair are described as being of Caucasian appearance, 20 to 25 years old with short brown hair.

One was wearing a pink T-shirt, long pants and black shoes while the other was wearing a plain grey T-shirt and olive pants.

Hit with a crowbar

An intruder hit a 67-year-old man with a crowbar after breaking into his house at Doonside last Saturday.

Police said at about 5.30am the man was woken by some noises in his Helios Crescent home.

He phoned triple-0 from his mobile phone and got out of bed.

Police said as he opened his bedroom door he was confronted by an intruder armed with a crow bar.

 The intruder demanded money and hit the man with the crowbar when he found no money was available.

The man was treated at Auburn Hospital for a serious injury to his left arm.

The intruder is described between 165cm to 170cm tall, dark complexion, wearing a black beanie and light-brown jumper.

Road rage attack

Two men attacked a 24-year-old Mount Druitt man in a road rage incident at Doonside last Saturday.

Police said the man was driving east along Eastern Road at about 7.40pm when someone from another car splashed water over his car.

At the intersection of Eastern Road and Knox Road both cars stopped and two men from the other car approached the victim’s car and assaulted him.

A passer-by called police but the two men left before they arrived.

The men are described as being of Islander/Maori appearance, both wearing blue shirts.

The victim received injuries to his face and chest from the assault.

Handbag taken

A man robbed a woman of her handbag at Doonside last Saturday.

Police said the 23-year-old Doonside woman was walking along Cross Street at about 9.15pm when the man grabbed the bag from her shoulder.

She tried to hang onto it and fell to the ground injuring her right arm and shoulder.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 18-25 years old, skinny build, 175cm tall, wearing a red cap, shirt, shorts and sports shoes.

Police have called on anyone with information to call Blacktown Police on 96719199 or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www.police.nsw.gov.au/.

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