*PLEASE NOTE: CCTV will be uploaded to the NSWPF social media pages*
Police are appealing for public assistance following graffiti related incidents across the Sydney and Jindabyne areas in August and September.
Officers attached to the North/Central Transport Action Group commenced an investigation under Strike Force McCarten into vandalism on the public transport network.
Incidents of note include:
- Between 6pm and 7pm on Thursday 6 August 2020, a male spray painted a train carriage at Newtown Railway Station using the tag “DANCE”.
- Between 4am and 5:30am on Thursday 13 August 2020, a male spray painted a train carriage at Normanhurst Railway Station and tagged “DANCE”.
- Overnight on Thursday 20 August 2020 and Friday 21 August 2020, a male has tagged “HIPHOP” on a wall in Lee Street, Jindabyne.
- Between 6pm and 8pm on Wednesday 2 September 2020, a male has spray painted a train carriage at Newtown Railway Station using the tag “HIPHOP.”
These tags also contained an additional tag of “C2G.”
As investigations continue, police have released CCTV of a man they would like to speak to.
He is described as being of Caucasian appearance and aged in his early 20’s. He is depicted wearing a black vest, white shirt and black coloured face covering.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.