Man had loaded shotgun in car

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Police have charged a man after he was allegedly found in possession of a loaded shotgun in Oxley Park yesterday.

Police will allege they stopped a utility on Braddon Street, Oxley Park, about 7am on Monday.

During a search of that vehicle police allegedly located a loaded pump-action shotgun in the passenger footwell.

The 23-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest and taken to Penrith Police Station before being transported to Nepean Hospital suffering a medical condition.

He was later released from hospital and was then charged at Penrith Police Station with possess loaded firearm in a public place, and other firearm related offences.

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

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