This week's police news in brief

Police discovered a man’s body in Voyager Point last week. Following inquires, officers from Liverpool Local Area Command with the assistance of the Police Dog Unit conducted the search of bush-land at Voyager Point. The body is believed to be that of a 43-year-old Padstow man, who was last seen in January. A postmortem examination will officially determine how the man died. Initial inquiries suggest there are no apparent suspicious circumstances. 

SPEED LIMITERS TAMPERED WITH

Police and Roads and Maritime Services inspectors conducted an audit of a trucking company in Badgerys Creek, after a truck was found to have its speed limiter tampered. Two truck and trailer combinations were escorted from the business to the Wetherill Park heavy vehicle inspection station. One of the trucks was issued a defect notice for brake defects, defective tyres and a non-compliant speed limiter.

Boy falls two storeys

A three-year-old boy has sustained a fracture to his skull after he fell out of a two-storey window in Edmondson Park last week. It is reported the boy was playing with older siblings in a bedroom when he fell through an opened window onto a porch roof, before rolling off and onto the ground below. He was taken to Westmead Children's hospital where scans revealed the hairline fracture.

Teen girl approached

Police are appealing for witnesses after a girl, 15, was approached by a man driving a red ute in Casula, on Wednesday. Police allege the man, described to be in his 40s with short black hair and yellow stained teeth, called out to the girl while she was waiting at a bus stop on Myall Road. After she refused his offer for a lift, a bus arrived at the stop and the man drove away. Any witnesses are urged to contact police.

Fallen powerpole causes delays

A 39-year-old man is believed to have had a medical episode in the moments before his car collided with a power-pole on the Cumberland Highway in Liverpool on Thursday. Police said witnesses suggest the vehicle was travelling the speed limit before it lost control hitting the pole causing it to snap in half. The road was closed for a number of hours to repair electrical wires and restore power to nearby businesses. 

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