Police arrest man over ram raid in Waitara

A man has been arrested following an alleged ram raid in Sydney’s Upper North Shore this morning.

About 4:30am (Friday 18 December 2020), a white Volkswagen Amrok utility was driven through the front doors of a car dealership on the Pacific Highway, Waitara.

Police have been told the driver attempted to steal a vehicle, then stole some personal items before leaving on foot.

Officers from Ku-Ring-Gai Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation. Inquiries revealed the Amrok had been stolen from the Queanbeyan area on Tuesday (15 December 2020).

Following inquiries, a 26-year-old man was arrested at a hotel on the Pacific Highway, Waitara, about 10.15am today.

He has been taken to Hornsby Police Station where he is assisting with inquiries.

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