Police charge teen after police car hit by stolen ute in Holsworthy

A teenage boy has been charged with being a passenger in a stolen ute after a police vehicle was struck in a car park in Sydney’s south-west.

An officer with Liverpool City Police Area Command was attempting to stop a utility – which had been reported stolen – as it left the Holsworthy Railway Station carpark on The Boulevarde, about 12.40pm (Thursday 1 October 2020).

Police will allege the utility struck the police car before stopping and letting a youth out before speeding away. There were no injuries.

The 14-year-old boy was arrested and taken to Liverpool Police Station where he is was charged with being carried in a conveyance taken without consent, take and drive conveyance, resist arrest, and breach of bail.

He’s been refused bail to appear in a children’s court tomorrow (Friday 2 October 2020).

Local police, a team from the Dog Unit and the police airwing, Polair, joined the search for the utility without success.

The stolen vehicle is a brown Mazda B32 Utility with NSW registration YGE63X. Anyone who sees the vehicle is urged not to approach it but call Triple Zero (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.

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