19
Nov

Police charge man following break and enter at Orange petrol station

A man has been charged following an investigation into an alleged break and enter in Orange last week.

Three men entered a petrol station on Elsham Avenue about 10.55pm on Friday.

It is alleged the men stole cigarettes and cash before fleeing the location.

Officers attached to Central West Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, about 11.20am on Tuesday, officers executed a search warrant at a home on Amaroo Crescent.

During the search, officers located and seized cannabis, clothing and cigarettes.

A 23-year-old man made threats to an officer before he was arrested and taken to Orange Police Station.

He was charged with aggravated break and enter dwelling in company steal, possess prohibited drug, assault police officer in execution of duty without actual bodily harm and intimidate police officer in execution of duty.

The man was given conditional bail to appear at Orange Local Court.

Two unknown offenders remain outstanding as inquiries continue into their whereabouts.

Anyone who may have CCTV or dashcam vision from the area and its surrounds are urged to contact Orange Police or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

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.

The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

Extracted from Central Western Daily