A man has been charged and investigations continue following an alleged home invasion at Doonside yesterday.
About 4pm (Tuesday 9 August 2016), police will allege two men broke into a house on Oldaker Street.
A firearm and a knife were allegedly produced by the men who demanded property from a 44-year-old female resident, who was inside the home at the time.
Officers from Blacktown Local Area Command were alerted to the incident and following a short foot pursuit, arrested one of the men and secured the firearm for forensic analysis.
Patrols were made for the second man who was not located.
A 19-year-old man was taken to Blacktown Police Station where he was charged with several offences including:
– Special aggravated break and enter;
– Possess shortened firearm;
– Possess ammunition without permit;
– Possess loaded firearm in public place; and
– Possess unregistered firearm.
He was refused bail to appear before Blacktown Local Court today (Wednesday August 10).