Police are appealing for witnesses after a projectile was fired into a home in Whalan on the weekend. Sometime between 3pm on Saturday and 10am on Sunday, an object was fired at a home on Salamaua Rd. The projectile was later located inside the house by the occupants. Officers attached to Mt Druitt Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene. The projectile has been secured as an exhibit for forensic analysis. There were no reports of injury and police are urging witnesses to come forward.
COLYTON A group of males broke into a house in Colyton and assaulted a couple on Thursday night. About 8.45pm, a number of males entered a home on Glennie St and assaulted a man and woman who were in the home at the time, before leaving the scene. The man and woman received minor injuries and were treated at the scene by paramedics.
WHALAN A Whalan man will face court after being arrested for being armed with a knife. About 4.35pm on Saturday, a 23-year-old approached a grocery store at Whalan armed with a knife, and threatened a number of staff at the store before leaving. He made his way through a carpark when he was stopped by a member of the public. The man was restrained by people at the scene and police contacted. Police arrived a short time later, arrested and conveyed the 23-year-old to Mt Druitt police station.
MT DRUITT Police are investigating a bag snatch at Westfield Mt Druitt on Saturday. About 4.30pm, a 37-year-old St Marys man was in the Westfield food court when an unknown male has barged into him and grabbed his Adidas side bag. The unknown male then ran from the location with the property. He was chased for a short time but was not caught. The male is described as being Aboriginal in appearance, 180-190cm tall, with a skinny build, dark brown skin, wearing a white T-shirt and blue Adidas shorts.
MT DRUITT An electric bike was stolen from a garage in Mt Druitt on the weekend. Between 6.30pm on Friday and 5pm on Saturday, unknown offenders forced entry to a garage attached to a unit complex on Hythe St. A black electric bike was stolen during the incident.
HEBERSHAM A car was stolen from a street in Hebersham on Friday night. At 3pm, the owner of a Mazda sedan parked the vehicle out the front of the Trawalla St address, and sometime during the night the car was stolen. The vehicle was discovered missing by the owner in the early hours of Saturday morning.
MT DRUITT Prescription medicine and cash was stolen from a pharmacy and doctor’s surgery in Mt Druitt. Sometime on February 5 or 6, unknown offenders forced entry to the premises and stole the items.
LETHBRIDGE PARK A man was punched in the face and had his wallet and phone stolen on February 8. About 9pm, a 20-year-old Auburn man was seated on a bus stop at Bougainville Rd when he was approached by