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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).

 


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