Phone theft warning

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a group of youths have been stealing phones from people in Tench Reserve.


In the first incident at 4.30pm on November 12, a 16-year-old male from South Penrith and a 15-year-old from Claremont Meadows were swimming at Tench Reserve when they were approached by a group of 5 youths armed with sticks.


They demanded the boys’ phones and then ran away.


One of the offenders was wearing pink shorts and had a tattoo on his arm reading ‘Hunter’.


About 20 minutes later at the same location the group of youths, now numbering 12 of mainly Aboriginal and Caucasian appearance approached a group of boys of varying ages and stole their phones.


Anyone with information should call Penrith Police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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