Police have released CCTV and are appealing for assistance after a carjacking in south Sydney from December last year.
About 7.30pm on Friday 20 December 2019, a 29-year-old man attended a business on Queen street, Beaconsfield to test drive a BMW M4 Coupe that had been advertised for sale.
The man drove the vehicle, accompanied by the two owners, to Johnson Street where he pulled over and another man allegedly assaulted one of the owners with an electronic stun device and ordered them both from the car.
The two men allegedly left the scene in the BMW, travelling south on O’Riordan Street, Alexandria.
The men reported the incident to police and officers from South Sydney Police Area Command commenced an investigation.
Following extensive inquiries, on Tuesday 15 January 2020, the 29-year-old man was arrested at Yagoona and an electronic stun device was seized.
The man was taken to Bankstown Police Station where he was charged with aggravated assault with intent to take/drive motor vehicle – armed with weapon and, drive motor vehicle during disqualification period.
He has been refused bail to face Central Local Court on Tuesday 19 May 2020.
As the investigation continues, police have released CCTV images of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.
He is described as being of Middle Eastern appearance, about 30-years-old and with a medium build.
He is shown wearing a green shirt, long dark pants and sunglasses.
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.