Three fires

Three fires

Blacktown police are seeking public help to investigate three fires in Blacktown last week.

Police said about 6.30pm on Monday, January 20 a man entered Doonside Reserve on a motorised bicycle. He set fire to some cardboard and a bike near the playground equipment.

The man was seen riding away down Douglas Road.

He was described as wearing dark clothing.

In the second case a car was set on fire at Augusta Street, Blacktown, at 11.10pm on the same day.

Police said the white Toyota Corolla was reported stolen from a house at Kurrajong Crescent, Blacktown, on Sunday.

A spokeswoman said NSW Fire and Rescue were called to extinguish the blaze.

In the third case about 4am on Friday a Daihatsu table-top truck was set alight on Tyne Street, Prospect.

Dementia patient

A 94-year-old woman from Florida Place in Seven Hills was found wandering in her nightgown by a concerned resident at Leabons Lane about 6.30am last Tuesday.

She was not wearing shoes and it was raining.

The resident stopped her car and helped the woman before calling police.

Police arrived a short time later and found the woman's relatives.

Blacktown police thanked the concerned resident for stopping to assist the woman.

They want the community to know they have a Next of Kin Register for dementia patients.

To register someone's details, contact Senior Constable Raney Elahmadieh on 9671 9199.

Break and enter

A number of items were stolen from a government workshed at the intersection of Doonside Crescent and William Street, Blacktown, last Tuesday night.

Police said the items included keys, a harness and an extension lead.

Fuses stolen

Electrical fuses were stolen from the meter box of a business store in Best Road, Seven Hills, between 5pm last Tuesday and 7am on Wednesday.

Police have called on other businesses in the area with similar occurrences to report them by contacting the Police Assistance Line on 13 14 44.

Indecent act

A man exposed himself to a woman in the car park on the corner of Colo and Kelso lanes, Blacktown, last Tuesday.

Police said the woman, 35, from Seven Hills, returned to her car and saw a man with his genitals exposed.

She quickly drove out of the car park.

Police described the man as of Caucasian appearance and of medium build.

He was wearing a long-sleeved shirt and fluoro orange vest.

Burglary arrest

A handbag was stolen from a home in Camphor Laurel Circuit, Doonside, between 1am and 8am on Wednesday.

Police said later that morning when the owner was cancelling her cards, her bank said her credit card had been used at a service station in Marayong, another service station in Blacktown and a grocery store in Blacktown.

Police went to the service stations and grocery store where they collected security footage of a woman using the credit card.

Police obtained a search warrant for a home in Helios Crescent, Doonside, and conducted a search of the premises at about 4.30pm.

During the search police found a mobile phone that was reported stolen from a break-in at Bella Vista three days earlier.

A 33-year-old Doonside woman was arrested and charged with having stolen goods and with three counts of obtaining goods by deception.

She was granted conditional bail and will appear before Blacktown Local Court on February 20.

Shoplifting blitz

Blacktown police conducted an anti- shoplifting operation in Blacktown and Seven Hills last week.

As a result 12 people were charged, seven criminal infringement notices were issued, one juvenile received a caution, one person was issued a warning and a wanted robbery suspect was arrested.

Bike taken

A man was charged with stealing after an incident at Lalor Park on Wednesday.

Police allege that about 9.20pm a 48-year-old Lalor Park man was riding his pushbike along Dunstable Road, Lalor Park when he was stopped by four men.

The men said the bike had been stolen from a friend and demanded it back.

The 49-year-old didn't speak English and could not understand what they wanted.

One of the group returned a short time later with a 52-year-old Blacktown man, who also demanded the bike.

Police said the 49-year-old handed the bike over.

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