Police charge two over aggravated break and enter at Dubbo

Two people will face court today following an alleged aggravated break and enter in the state’s central west on the weekend.

About 6.30am on Saturday (22 January 2022), four people allegedly armed with knives forced entry into a home on Alcheringa Street, Dubbo, demanding to speak with a man.

Police were told a man inside the home was assaulted.

Officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District attended the home as the four people fled the home through the rear yard.

Following inquiries, a 32-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man were arrested at home on Braun Avenue, Dubbo, about 2.55pm yesterday (Monday 24 January 2021).

They were both taken to Dubbo Police Station and charged with aggravated break and enter with intent knowing person there and armed with intent commit indictable offence.

The pair was refused bail to appear before Dubbo Local Court today (Tuesday 25 January 2022).

Inquiries have led police to believe the four people and the occupant of the home are known to each other.

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