POLICE | Knifepoint theft on Moore Street, child survives three-storey fall, police seek pictured man's help and other news of the week

DO YOU KNOW HIM: During the night of February 28, an unknown man forced entry into a car on Hoxton Park Road at Liverpool and allegedly stole items, including a wallet. Between 4.50am and 5.45am on March 10, the victim's bankcard was fraudulently around Liverpool. Following investigations, Liverpool police obtained security video from a service station. Police are seeking the public's help to identify this man who may be able to help with investigations. Any information to Liverpool proactive investigations unit, 9607 1734.

DO YOU KNOW HIM: During the night of February 28, an unknown man forced entry into a car on Hoxton Park Road at Liverpool and allegedly stole items, including a wallet. Between 4.50am and 5.45am on March 10, the victim's bankcard was fraudulently around Liverpool. Following investigations, Liverpool police obtained security video from a service station. Police are seeking the public's help to identify this man who may be able to help with investigations. Any information to Liverpool proactive investigations unit, 9607 1734.

About 2.35pm on March 5, Liverpool police were called to Moore Street over a robbery. A man, 56, had travelled to the Liverpool CBD from Cartwright. He walked down a driveway and was approached by two males, one of whom reportedly had a knife. They demanded money and punched his head and torso. The offenders took his wallet and ran onto Moore Street. The man was treated by ambulance officers and didn't need further medical help.

  • Anyone in the Moore Street area around that time is urged to call Liverpool detectives, 9765 9686.

Child survives three-storey fall

About 5.45pm on March 7, Liverpool police were called to a unit block on Bourke Street at Liverpool because a child, 5, had fallen from a window. They learned the child and sibling were looking out the window as they could see smoke, which was later found to be from a neighbour's barbecue. The child leant against the flyscreen and fell through, falling three storeys. The child's injuries included a suspected broken leg and facial injuries. The child was taken immediately to Westmead hospital for treatment and monitoring. Police advise that as the weather is still warm and windows are often open, parents must secure windows with rods or staged locks.

Pushbike riders attack couple

About 1am on March 11, a man, 44, and a woman, 37, were walking along Maxwell Avenue at Ashcroft when approached by five males on pushbikes. Two of them were described as of Aboriginal appearance, early 20s and in dark clothing. They got off their bikes and ran to the couple from behind. The man was punched in the head and he fell, holding the woman's handbag which was snatched from his grip. A second male pushed the woman's face, causing her to fall. Then the five offenders ran into Glad Park on Maxwell Avenue. Liverpool police arrived quickly but the offenders couldn't be found.

  • Any information to Liverpool detectives, 9765 9686.

Driver attacks another driver

About noon on March 10, a man, 37, was driving along Cartwright Avenue at Miller when a man driving a white Toyota Hiace van gestured before passing as he attempted a U-turn. The van driver turned onto Woodward Avenue and stopped. The man pulled up next to him. The driver told him to pull over and he did. The man, described as of Caucasian appearance, blond/brown hair, fine patchy face hair and in a black T-shirt, got out of the van. He threatened him and the man took out his phone to photograph him and his car. Then the man ran towards him and punched his head and he fell. Despite being on the ground, he continued to punch his head and torso. He got back into the van and drove away along Woodward Avenue.

  • Anyone passing the area, particularly with dashcam footage, is urged to contact Green Valley police, 9607 1799.

Cars broken into with a hammer

About 12.40am on March 8, a Bonnyrigg man, 33, entered a carpark on Macquarie Street at Liverpool and smashed the window of a parked car with a hammer. Then he took a phone and bankcard from the car. Then he smashed the window of another car. He was confronted by a resident and walked away. Liverpool police were called and found the man on Hay Street at Liverpool. He was arrested and searched. Police found a phone and bankcard allegedly stolen from the first car. Police also found hand tools, an operational Taser, keys and a security swipe pass in his possession. Police allege the tools are capable of being used for break-ins. He was arrested and taken to Liverpool police station where he was charged with malicious damage (x 2), breaking in to a car, theft, having housebreaking implements, having a prohibited weapon and having stolen goods. Bail refused. He's due back in Liverpool court on March 15.

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