Wanted man charged after foot pursuit – St Marys

A wanted man has been arrested and charged following a foot pursuit in Sydney’s west today.

About 10.20am today (Friday 27 December 2019), officers from Nepean Police Area Command attended a property on Little Chapel Street, St Marys, following reports a 26-year-old man, who was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant, was at the location.

Police will allege in court that the man climbed out of a window, before fleeing the scene on foot.

With the assistance of PolAir, police tracked the man, who had climbed up to the roof of a building on Queen Street, where he was arrested.

During a search of the man’s bumbag and pockets, police located and seized buprenorphine, cannabis, diazepam, meloxicam, methylamphetamine and car keys. Inquiries have revealed the car had been stolen yesterday (Thursday 26 December 2019) from Blacktown.

He was conveyed to Nepean Hospital under police guard and upon release, was taken to Penrith Police Station.

The man was charged with goods in personal custody suspected being stolen, custody of knife in public place, three counts of possess prohibited drug, possess prescribed restricted substance and resist officer is execution of duty.

He was also charged with an outstanding warrant for break and enter offences. The man was refused bail to appear before Parramatta Bail Court tomorrow (Saturday 28 December 2019).

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