Pizza thief jumps counter | Police News, May 16

Man charged after break-in

A laptop and tablet were among items stolen in a Renwick break-in.

Police were called to a MacKellar Circuit home following reports of a break-in on May 1.

On May 12, police arrested a 33-year-old Renwick man in relation to the offence.

He was charged with break/enter and steal and was given conditional bail. He will face Moss Vale Local Court on July 4.

Low-range drink driving

A man will face court for low-range drink driving after he was stopped by police in Berrima.

The Strathfield man was travelling on the Old Hume Highway on May 13 when police stopped the 30-year-old and gave him a roadside breath test.

The test proved positive and he was taken to Bowral Police Station for a breath analysis test, which gave an alleged reading of 0.054.

He will appear at Moss Vale Local Court on June 20.

Pizza thief jumps counter

Image: Papa Ginos

Image: Papa Ginos

Police are seeking assistance after an unknown man jumped a Bowral pizza store counter and ran off with snacks.

Just after 10am on May 10, the man entered the take-away shop on Bong Bong Street.

After discussion about a food order, the man jumped the counter and allegedly stole some food before he ran from the store.

He was last seen running along Wingecarribee Street.

Police were called and began an investigation. Anyone with information should contact Bowral Police on 4862 9299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Bowral High School vandalised

Police are investigating vandalism at Bowral High School and ask anyone with information to come forward.

Vandals smashed four windows at the school by throwing rocks between the afternoon hours of Friday, May 12 and the morning of Monday, May 15. 

Anyone who witnessed the vandalism or has information should contact Bowral Police on 4862 9299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Missing bush walkers found

Police rescued two young women who became lost while bush walking at Fitzroy Falls.

About 5.30pm on 10 May 2017, police were called to bushland after the 19- and 20-year-old women became disorientated and lost.

Police made contact with the bushwalkers by mobile phone and received GPS co-ordinates.

A NSW Ambulance helicopter and members of the SES Wingecarribee Unit were placed on standby.

Police found the bush walkers about an hour later. They were uninjured and were walked out of the bush by police.

The women were taken to Bowral Hospital for assessment and were later released.

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