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Police appeal following aggravated car-jacking - SF Doak

Friday, 19 March 2021 10:11:32 AM

Police have released COMFIT images of two men who may be able to assist with investigations into an alleged aggravated robbery in the state’s north-west last year.

Just after midnight on Saturday 19 September 2020, two women – aged 53 and 55 – were sitting in a Mercedes Coupe on Darling Street, Bourke, when they were approached by a group of unknown men.

The men allegedly threatened the women with a knife and demanded they leave the vehicle, before fleeing the scene in the Mercedes.

Detectives attached to Central North Police District established Strike Force Doak to investigate the incident.

So far during the investigation, three men – aged 18, 21, 24 – have been arrested. The men were charged and remain before the courts.

As investigations continue, detectives have released COMFIT images of two men who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

One man depicted in the COMFIT is described as being Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, about 30 years old, 175cm tall, medium build with black hair and brown eyes.

A second man depicted in the COMFIT is described as being Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, about 20 years old, 170 cm tall, thin build, black hair with a beard and moustache and brown eyes.

Police are also appealing for anyone with information, or who may have CCTV or dash cam vision from the area, to contact Bourke Police Station (02) 6870 0899 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

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.