Police Charge Two Over Road Rage – Lakemba

Two men have been charged following an investigation into an alleged road rage incident at Lakemba earlier this year.

About 5.15pm on Friday 5 April 2024, a 25-year-old man was driving a LDV along Yerrick Road, Lakemba, when a Toyota Corolla reversed from a driveway, cutting him off.

On Juno Parade, the Toyota has driven into oncoming traffic and again cut the man off, coming to a stop directly in front of his vehicle. The male driver got out of the Toyota, allegedly producing a knife.

As he approached the LDV, the man drove off, hitting the Toyota before he was followed through surrounding streets.

The matter was reported to police later the same day and officers attached to Campsie Police Area Command commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, the registered owner of the Toyota, a 32-year-old man, was arrested after attending Campsie Police Station, about 6pm on Thursday 6 June 2024.

He was charged with carry on business of motor dealer when unlicenced, and owner not disclose identity of driver/passenger.

The man was granted conditional bail to appear before Bankstown Local Court on Tuesday 16 July 2024.

Following further inquiries, a 27-year-old man was arrested at Blaxcell Street, Granville about 10.30am today (Saturday 8 June 2024).

He was taken to Granville Police Station and charged with knowingly drive vehicle in manner menaces other, drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous, use etc offensive weapon with intent to commit indictable offence, and destroy or damage property.

The man was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court tomorrow (Sunday 9 June 2024).

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