Two teenage boys have been charged after they were allegedly found occupying a vehicle that was stolen from Sydney’s south last month.
On Thursday 9 April 2020, a Nissan Navara utility was reported stolen from Mimosa Street, Oatley.
Officers from the Proactive Crime Team were patrolling Peakhurst when they located the Nissan parked on Peake Parade, about 10am on Saturday (9 May 2020).
The tray of the utility allegedly contained bicycles and tools, also believed to have been stolen.
Later that day, police observed two teenagers allegedly getting into the vehicle about 6pm.
Before they could drive off, police removed and arrested the pair.
One of the teenagers allegedly attempted to wrestle the officer, before punching the constable in the face.
The teenagers – aged 13 and 15 – were taken to Kogarah Police Station, where the younger boy was charged with goods in personal custody suspected stolen and enter vehicle without consent of owner.
He was granted conditional bail to appear before a children’s court on Wednesday 24 June 2020.
The older teenager was charged with assault police officer in execution of duty, resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty, enter vehicle without consent of owner and breach of bail.
He was refused bail and appeared before Parramatta Children’s Court yesterday (Sunday 10 May 2020), where he was granted conditional bail to appear before a children’s court on Wednesday 27 May 2020.