Woman arrested at break-in

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Police have charged a woman who was arrested at the scene of a break-in at Kingswood yesterday.

About 2.25pm on Monday, police were called to a unit on Joseph Street in Kingswood after reports a break-in was in progress.

Police surrounded the unit and arrested a 27-year-old woman at the rear of the building.

She allegedly had a small bag of amphetamine and was carrying several bags full of stolen property, which included tools, mobile phones, a watch and jewellery.

Police also located two boxes of ammunition (approximately 100 rounds) in the woman’s backpack.

The woman was taken to St Marys Police Station and charged with break-and-enter, possess prohibited drug, possession of ammunition without a licence or permit and breach of bail.

She was refused bail and will appear at Penrith Local Court today.

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