Teenager charged after alleged home invasions - Bass Hill
Wednesday, 15 February 2023 04:28:23 AM
A teenage boy has been charged following three alleged home invasions in Sydney’s south-west.
About 2.10am yesterday (Tuesday 14 February 2023), emergency services were called to a home on Robertson Road near Doust Street, Bass Hill, after reports of a home invasion.
Police have been told the residents awoke to a group of five unknown males inside their home who threatened them and fled the scene a short time later.
About 3.45am, police were told a group of five unknown males allegedly broke into a home on Rex Road, Georges Hill, before fleeing the scene with a handbag.
At 4.30am, police received another report of a home invasion on Baird Street, Bass Hill, where five unknown males allegedly entered a home before being confronted by the occupants and fleeing the scene.
There have been no reports of physical injuries to the occupants.
Crime scenes were established at the homes, as officers from Bankstown Police Area Command commenced an investigation.
Following inquiries, about 5.30pm the same day, detectives – with assistance from specialist police – executed a search warrant at a home on Wilbur Street, Greenacre, where they arrested a 16-year-old boy.
During the search, police seized a number of items relevant to their investigation which will undergo further forensic examination.
The boy was taken to Bankstown Police Station, where he was charged with aggravated break and enter with intent - armed, aggravated break and enter & commit serious indictable offence - armed, and aggravated break and enter with intent – armed.
He was refused bail to appear at a Children’s Court today (Wednesday 15 February 2023).