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Man charged after being found hiding under bed - Oakhurst
Friday, 16 June 2017 09:34:04 AM
Police located a man hiding under a bed and charged him over several break-ins across the North West Metropolitan Region.
Between Friday 2 June and Monday 5 June 2017, several offences were detected in the Hills, Macquarie Fields and Ryde Local Area Commands where homes were broken into and property and a motor vehicle stolen.
Investigators conducted an extensive investigation and about 3pm on Thursday 15 June determined that a man who could assist their investigation was at a home in Oakhurst.
Officers from Operation Countdown, the NWMR Operational Support Group and the dog unit attended the premises and police commenced a search of the home.
During a search of a bedroom a 31-year-old man was located hiding under a bed and was arrested.
He was conveyed to Mt Druitt Police Station where he was later charged with aggravated break enter and steal; two further counts of break enter and steal; and take and drive conveyance.
Police also executed a warrant in relation to a an aggravated break enter and steal.
The man was refused bail to appear at Mt Druitt Local Court today (Friday 16 June 2017).