Man hiding in laundry charged over western Sydney capturing

He was believed to be avoiding police after an arrest warrant was issued in September.

The person and a 26-year-old girl, who lived on the residence, have been arrested and brought to Newtown Police Station.

He was charged with capturing at with intent to homicide and assault occasioning precise bodily hurt. The girl was charged with possession of an unauthorised pistol and of a prohibited drug.

Police mentioned the lady’s cell phone contained a number of movies of her holding a Browning handgun.

They’ve been refused bail to look at Newtown Native Courtroom on Friday.

It’s the third arrest in relation to the incident, which police consider was focused.


A 22-year-old Bankstown man was arrested on September 24. He was charged with capturing with intent to homicide, possessing an unregistered firearm in a public place and assault occasioning precise bodily hurt.

Earlier in September, Ayman El-Sankari, 23, was arrested in relation to the incident as part of a police crackdown on south-west Sydney gun violence.

He was charged with capturing with intent to homicide, assault occasioning precise bodily hurt and breach of bail.

Each males are nonetheless earlier than the courts.

Investigations into the incident are persevering with. Anybody with data is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000

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