– Mt Druitt crime preven­tion of­fi­cer Se­nior Con­sta­ble Paul Bates

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

Po­lice ar­rested three men nearby. A man, 19, has been charged with as­sault and af­fray. The Doon­side man was granted con­di­tional bail to ap­pear in Mt Druitt Court on Septem­ber 24. Two other men were re­leased with­out charge pend­ing fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tions. Po­lice are con­tin­u­ing to in­ves­ti­gate the cir­cum­stances sur­round­ing an al­leged sec­ond as­sault in­volv­ing the same man. If you can help, phone Mt Druitt po­lice on 9675 0699.

5MT

DRUITT/ST MARYS Res­i­dents are urged to take care on the roads. Speed­ing and mo­torists tak­ing risks on the state’s roads con­tinue to be the fo­cus dur­ing Op­er­a­tion Sat­u­ra­tion af­ter six peo­ple died the past three days. The deaths come on the first week of the high-vis­i­bil­ity Traf­fic and High­way Pa­trol op­er­a­tion which be­gan at

mid­night on Thurs­day. It will run un­til Septem­ber 28. Since May, the NSW road toll has spiked, with an in­crease in pedes­tri­ans, pas­sen­gers and older road users killed com­pared to the same time last year. In Bilpin last Sun­day three pas­sen­gers aged 18, 19 and 21 died af­ter the driver of car they were trav­el­ling in lost con­trol and crossed onto the op­po­site lane, where it was struck by another car.

6ST

CLAIR Po­lice have called for wit­nesses to the hit-and-run of a parked car at St Clair on Sun­day morn­ing. About 3.30am, a car parked on Ex­plor­ers Way was al­legedly hit by a pass­ing ve­hi­cle, caus­ing mod­er­ate dam­age. If you can help po­lice with in­for­ma­tion, phone 9677 7499.

7COLYTON

Po­lice are on the hunt for a thief who broke into a car parked on Gil­mour St at Coly­ton be­tween 10.30pm on Fri­day and 11am Satur­day, and stole a sports bag hold­ing a mo­bile phone, sport cloth­ing and equip­ment.

8MT

DRUITT Five men have beaten a Dhar­ruk boy, 16, with their fists and a me­tal pole at Mt Druitt. About 9pm on Mon­day, the boy was walk­ing along Bel­more Ave when he was ap­proached by the men, who be­gan their as­sault. The boy man­aged to run away and get help. He was treated for a cut to the back of his head. Po­lice have urged any­one with in­for­ma­tion to come for­ward.

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