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Macquarie Fields man in court over string of break-ins across the city

policeemblemA Macquarie Fields man will face Campbelltown Court today following a string of break-ins across Sydney, including Ingleburn, Roseville, Sydney and Darling Point.

Police will allege that on Tuesday, September 13, he broke into a home on Ingleburn Road, Ingleburn by smashing a window and climbing in.

The man allegedly stole laptops, jewellery, a tablet, and a camera before fleeing.

Police will further allege that about four weeks earlier, on Sunday, August 14, the man broke into a home on William Street, Roseville by opening a window and climbing in.

The man allegedly stole laptops, a bag, wallet, and foreign currency. He used a key from the home to open and search a car in the driveway.

Police will allege that the man returned to the home and confronted an occupant, threatening her with a knife

The man allegedly stole a further laptop and credit cards before leaving. He fled on foot after attempting to take the car, which he was unable to start.

Police will allege that on Wednesday, September 14, this man broke into a third storey unit on Kent Street, Sydney by accessing the balcony and opening an unlocked door.

He allegedly got a knife from the kitchen and threatened the occupants when they awoke and confronted him.

The man allegedly stole cash before running from the unit.

Police will allege that last Monday, September 2, he broke into a first floor unit on Thornton Street, Darling Point by accessing an unlocked door.

The man allegedly got a knife from the kitchen and entered a bedroom where he threatened the occupants when they awoke. He detained the occupants as he searched the home.

The court will be told that he allegedly stole numerous items including, laptops, jewellery, a mobile phone, foreign currency and cash before making one of the occupants walk him to the nearest main road where he got in a taxi.

No one was injured during the incidents.

Yesterday officers from Macquarie Fields Local Area Command arrested a 34 year-old man in Macquarie Fields.

Police subsequently searched a home on Hibiscus Street, Macquarie Fields where they recovered and seized numerous items that will undergo forensic testing.

The man was taken to Macquarie Fields Police Station and charged with numerous charges relating to aggravated break-ins and dishonestly obtaining property by deception.

He was refused bail and remanded in custody to appear at Campbelltown Local Court later today.

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