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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : July 9th 2009
8 INNER WEST COURIER, Thursday, July 9, 2009 NEWS www.innerwestcourier.com.au 2 men sought over daring bag robbery CRIME STOPPERS 1800 333 000 on the beat 1 3 2 Where it happened Police want to speak to these men in relation to a robbery at Burwood in April. 3 4 5 6 7 1 POLICE want to speak to two men who may have information about a bag theft from an 87-year-old man in Burwood. About 12.30pm on Thursday, April 23, the elderly man left a bank and returned to his car parked on the second floor of a shopping centre carpark. He placed a black leather bag containing cash and personal items on the back seat of his vehicle and then went to the rear of the car to change his shirt. When he returned to the back seat, the black leather bag was gone. The man reported the incident to police on Monday, April 27. Anyone with information about the inci- dent should call Burwood police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 2 ASHFIELD'S Crime Prevention team has prevented more than $900,000 of cannabis hitting the streets over the past two months by raiding suspected drug houses. More than 180 hydroponic cannabis plants were discovered when officers at- tached to the Crime Prevention Team executed a search warrant on a house in Ashfield on May 27. The plants had an estimated street value of $650,000 The same team found 75 cannabis plants estimated to be worth $258,000 when search- ing a house in Earlwood on June 12. Arrests were made. Another suspected drug house in Canter- bury was raided on June 25. This raid led to arrests and the seizure of $15,000 cash. 3 Strathfield and Lidcombe railway stations were the locations of drug- busting Operation Tyson on Friday, July 3. According to a police report, 16 police officers and a sniffer dog from Flemington LAC searched 31 individuals at both stations during the operation. Police said five arrests were made and a total of five people were charged with carrying pro- hibited drugs during the sting. Operation Tyson is a combined sniffer dog and police action targeting the possession of illegal drugs. 4 A 51-YEAR-OLD man was arrested and charged with burglary offences commit- ted in Strathfield on Friday, July 3. Accord- ing to police, witnesses saw the man walking along Arthur St, Strathfield at 12.50pm. He was then spotted climbing from a window in the back yard of one residence. Witnesses called police to the scene and the man was subsequently arrested and charged. 5 THE Strathfield woman charged with murder over the stabbing death of her sister is expected to enter a plea when she appears in the NSW Supreme Court on Friday for her arraignment. Kathleen Worrall, 21, was charged over the death of her sister Susan, 18 who was found dead in the family's Moseley St home on October 10, 2008. The MLC Burwood student was about to sit her International Baccalaureate exams. 6 A TRUCK driver narrowly avoided an accident last Monday when his 3 tonne refrigerated truck was hit by a Carlton beer bottle as he drove across the Iron Cove Bridge. The 48-year-old man man was driving east across the bridge when the glass hit his truck, covering him with glass. The driver, who sustained only minor injuries, told police he believed the bottle may have come from a vehicle travelling in the opposite direction across the bridge. Police are asking anyone who has any information about this event to call Glebe police station on 9552 8099. 7 A MAN was robbed after he got off a train at Dulwich Hill on Monday. About 8.30pm a man caught a train from Wiley Park to Dulwich Hill and was walking along south along Wardell Rd towards Earlwood. Near the corner of Dibble St he was set upon by two men. The offenders took some personal items from the man before leaving the scene. Police were called and arrive a short time later, along with an ambulance who treated him for his injuries. One offender is described as 18 to 19 years old, 170 to 175cm tall, of Islander appearance and of medium build, with black shoulder length hair, wearing a red baseball cap and T-shirt. The second man is 18 to 19 years old, 175 to 180cm tall, of Islander appearance and solid build with short black hair and wearing a black T-shirt and baseball cap. 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