Rosehill Local Area Command
Man Charged After Alleged Car-Jack, Pursuit – Telopea
Detectives from Rosehill Local Area Command have charged a man after an alleged car-jacking and pursuit in Western Sydney this afternoon.
Police were searching for a 2005-model Holden Commodore after it was allegedly car-jacked by a man armed with a handgun in Benaud Place, Telopea, about 1.30 pm.
A 28-year-old man was arrested in Harris Street at Rosehill after a Police pursuit had earlier been terminated due to safety concerns.
He was taken to Parramatta Police Station where he was charged with:
- Aggravated take/drive motor vehicle while armed with weapon,
- Drive manner dangerous, and drive while unlicenced.
The Greystanes man was refused bail and will appear in Parramatta Local Court tomorrow.
Police will allege the Greystanes man was responsible for the original car-jacking. A second man, who Police believed was being carried in the stolen car, is still being sought.