WHALAN

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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