Charges laid over Doyalson carjacking

A man will face Gosford Local Court on charges of an alleged carjacking at Doyalson and an alleged assault at Lisarow.

Police said that at about 5.30pm on Sunday, June 26, a man allegedly threatened a 25-year-old man with a knife at a service station on the Princes Highway at Doyalson and demanded the keys to his car.

The armed man took the keys and fled in the man’s car.

At about 2.30am the next day a man allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old attendant at a service station on the Pacific Highway at Lisarow.

He attempted to open the cash register but was unsuccessful and fled empty-handed.

About 10am that day, a man allegedly stole a van with an attached trailer that a tradesman had parked on Parsons Rd at Lisarow.

A short time later, the man stopped the vehicle at Cottesloe Av, Lisarow, and attempted to use a sledge hammer to detach the trailer before leaving on foot.

Witnesses saw the man and called police.

Officers attached to Brisbane Waters Police District attended and placed the man under arrest.

The man was charged with Aggravated robbery inflict actual bodily harm, Armed with intent commit indictable offence, Assault occasioning actual bodily harm; and,

Take and drive conveyance without consent of owner.

Following further investigation, he was also charged with an outstanding warrant issued by Nepean Police Area Command over an unrelated matter.

Those charges are Shoplifting and Aggravated assault with intent to take/drive motor vehicle armed with weapon.

The 29-year-old man was bail refused to appear at Gosford Local Court.


Brisbane Water Police District