Police charge woman after RFS donations stolen from Schofields supermarket

A woman will appear in court today charged after goods donated to the NSW Rural Fire Service were allegedly stolen from a supermarket in Sydney’s west yesterday.

Police will allege a 37-year-old woman forced her way into a supermarket on Railway Terrace, Schofields, about 3.40pm (Wednesday 25 December 2019), stealing food and SIM cards, as well as a trolley containing food and drink items donated to the NSW RFS.

Officers from Quakers Hill Police Area Command were notified and attempted to stop the woman, and a 48-year-old man, as they drove from the scene north along Railway Terrace; however, it’s alleged the female driver did not stop and PolAir began tracking the car.

A short time later, the vehicle struck a fence on St Albans Road and the couple was arrested.

They were taken to Riverstone Police Station where the woman was charged with break, enter and steal, and negligent driving.

She was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court today (Thursday 26 December 2019).

The man was charged with possess prescribed restricted substance.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Blacktown Local Court on Friday 3 February 2020.

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.

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