Two men and nine teenage boys have been charged following a crash involving two luxury stolen vehicles in Sydney’s west yesterday.
Just after 9am (Monday 29 November 2021), officers from Nepean and Mount Druitt Police Area Commands were called to reports of a crash on O’Connell Street near the Great Western Highway, Kingswood.
Upon arrival, police were told a blue Audi Q7 and a black BMW X5 had crashed into each other, before the occupants fled the scene on foot.
A search of the surrounding area was conducted and following multiple foot pursuits and with assistance from the Dog Unit, eleven people were arrested.
Six were taken to Penrith Police Station and five were taken to Mt Druitt Police Station.
All eleven occupants of both vehicles – two men aged 18 and 19 – and nine boys – five aged 14, three aged 16 and one aged 17 – were each charged with be carried in conveyance taken without consent of owner.
Additionally, some of the males were charged with various other outstanding offences including breach of bail, larceny, and aggravated break and enter dwelling in company steal.
Nine of the eleven males were refused bail to appear before various courts today (Tuesday 30 November 2021), including children’s court, the older man at Mt Druitt Local Court and the younger man at Penrith Local Court.
The two other teenage boys, aged 14 and 16, were granted conditional bail to appear before a children’s court on Thursday 16 December 2021.