Wanted Penrith man charged with string of offences

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A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged in relation to numerous offences that occurred across Penrith this week.

About 9am on Tuesday, the man allegedly stole a number of items from a service station on Henry Street, Penrith.

The operator of the service station flagged down officers from the Nepean Police Area Command, who were patrolling in the area.

“Officers located the man and arrested him following a short foot pursuit,” a Police spokesperson said.

“He was taken to Penrith Police Station where further checks revealed he was wanted in connection with a number of offences.”

He was charged with ‘enter enclosed land not prescribed premises without lawful excuse (x2)’, ‘armed with intent to commit indictable offence’, ‘stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm (domestic)’, ‘break and enter house steal value worth $60,000’, ‘contravene prohibition/restriction in apprehended violence order (domestic)’, ‘larceny (x3)’, ‘receive/dispose stolen property (x3)’ and ‘possess identity information to commit indictable offence’.

The man was refused bail and was due to appear before Penrith Local Court today.

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