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Woman and child threatened during break and enter - Whalan

Friday, 14 April 2017 04:41:57 AM

Police are investigating after an aggravated break and enter in Sydney’s west.

Just after 10pm yesterday (Thursday 13 April 2017), a 33-year-old woman was inside and an 11-year-old girl was sitting on the steps of their home on Karangi Road, Whalan.

Police have been told, a male approached the 11-year-old girl, producing a gun and threatening her, while two other men stood by.

The male allegedly entered the house and threatened the 33-year-old woman with the gun, before fleeing the scene with the two other males.

Officers attached to Mt Druitt Local Area Command attended and have commenced an investigation.

As inquiries continue, the police would like to speak to three men who might be able to assist.

The first man is described to police as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance and about 15-years-old. He was last seen wearing all black with blue and white sneakers.

The second man is described to police as having dark skin and was wearing all black, with a multi-coloured bandana covering his face, and blue shoes with red and white trim with a crocodile motif.

No description was provided of the third male.

Inquiries are continuing.

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