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Man Charged Following Toddler Death – Ingleburn

A 26-year-old man has been charged following a collision in Ingleburn on New Year’s Eve, killing a 2-year-old child.

Police will allege an armed hold up occurred shortly after 6 pm at a bottle shop in Peakhurst, followed soon after by a second armed robbery of a bottle shop in East Hills.

In both robberies, two men allegedly produced weapons, and escaped from the scene in a Chrysler Voyager.

Police patrolling the area sighted the suspect vehicle and attempted to pull the car over. A pursuit was initiated and continued along the Hume Highway, Ingleburn where it collided with a vehicle, resulting in the death of the toddler.

The 26-year-old man was released from Liverpool Hospital today and taken to Liverpool Police Station where he was charged with:

  • Manslaughter
  • Aggravated dangerous driving occasioning death
  • Dangerous driving occasioning death
  • Negligent driving occasioning death
  • Robbery whilst armed with a dangerous weapon x 2
  • Attempt carjacking
  • Unlicensed driver – never held a licence
  • Revocation of parole

The man was refused bail and will appear in Liverpool Local Court today.

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