Man charged following home invasion - Georges Hall

Thursday, 04 April 2024 08:48:06 AM

A man has been charged after a home invasion at a property in Sydney’s southwest on Monday.

Emergency services were called to Sturt Avenue at Georges Hall, just before 4am (Monday 1 April 2024), after reports of a home invasion.

Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command attended and were told three men forced entry to the granny flat at the rear of a home.

The intruders confronted the occupant, a 35-year-old man, before assaulting him and ransacking the home.

The man was taken to Liverpool Hospital in a serious condition.

A crime scene was established at the home which has been forensically examined by specialist officers and detectives have commenced an investigation into the incident.

Following inquiries, police arrested a 23-year-old man at a home in Georges Hall, about 2.15am on Wednesday 3 April 2024. He was taken to Bankstown Police Station where he was charged with aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence- inflict ABH, and aggravated enter dwelling in company intent to steal. He was bail refused to appear before Bankstown Local Court today (Thursday 4 April 2024).

Inquiries continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.