Police have released images of a vehicle and are appealing to the community to identify its occupants following a reported road-rage incident in which a firearm was produced in Sydney’s south-west last week.
Detectives from Fairfield City Police Area Command commenced an investigation following reports a firearm was produced by a driver and pointed at another driver while in traffic at Lansvale last Tuesday (7 November 2019).
Investigators were told a blue Mitsubishi Lancer sedan was seen driving erratically along Prospect Road, Canley Vale, about 3.30pm, before having a near-miss with a Holden Captiva.
It was reported the female Lancer driver began driving in an aggressive manner, and followed the Captiva, before she produced a black firearm and pointed it at the other driver at the intersection of Lansdowne Road and the Hume Highway, Lansvale.
Both vehicles drove off and the Lancer was last seen on Beckenham Street, Canley Vale.
No shots were fired and there were no reports of injuries.
As investigations continue, police have released images of the vehicle, which is described as being a blue Mitsubishi Lancer with dark tinted windows and a loud exhaust.
The driver of the Lancer is described as being of Pacific Islander/Maori appearance, of a large build with dark hair, and aged between 20-30 years old.
The male passenger is described as being of Pacific Islander/Maori appearance and aged between 20-30 years old.
Investigators are also keen to speak with anyone who witnessed the incident, including those who may have dashcam from the area, or who has information about the vehicle or the occupants.
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.