Bandits invade house
A couple and their nephew were left shaken after four men armed with machetes forced their way into their house at Casula. Police said the man woke after hearing a knock on the door at 11.45pm last Monday week. He opened the door slightly and the four men forced their way in. They allegedly demanded money but fled when they heard the victim's wife calling police. They were last seen heading towards Roberts Road, Casula. One offender was described as Asian in appearance, thin build, wearing a black hoodie. The others were described as Middle Eastern or Asian in appearance.
Mystery blaze engulfs factory
Police are still investigating a Chipping Norton factory fire that took 30 hours to extinguish. Police and Fire and Rescue crews were called to the plastics and recycling factory in Governor Macquarie Drive at 3.40am on Sunday. The building was engulfed by flames. The fire was contained by fire crews but continued to burn all day and night until 8am on Monday.
Girls light grass fire
Two girls aged 12 and 13 have been charged with lighting a grass fire in Bonnyrigg on Friday. Police said they received a report of two girls lighting fires in a reserve that runs between the T-Way, Elizabeth Drive and Smithfield Road in Bonnyrigg at 12.40pm. The girls fled when they saw officers. Police and NSW Fire and Rescue contained the blaze, which was estimated to cover approximately 20-30 square metres. The girls were found and arrested at a nearby business. They were issued with Field Court Attendance Notices on Saturday for cause or set fire to property of another or Crown. They will appear in the Children's Court on Wednesday, December 4.
Anyone with information is asked to ring Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.