Fake police car with red and blue flashing lights performs ‘terrifying stop on an unsuspecting young driver’ – before she escaped the ‘gun and knife-wielding teens’
- Teenager is accused of impersonating a police officer over incident in Sydney
- It is claimed that the teen and an accomplice used blue and red flashing lights
- They then allegedly pulled over a 20-year-old woman who then fled the scene
- Another man was then allegedly pulled over by the pair and threatened
A teenage boy has been charged after allegedly impersonating police in Sydney’s west which saw him allegedly pulling over unsuspecting drivers while armed with a knife.
At 1.30am on May 20, police claim a silver Holden Commodore activated red and blue flashing lights in Bidwill, in Sydney’s west.
Its occupants attempted to force a 20-year-old female motorist to stop her vehicle and place her hands on her head, police claim.
After realising the duo in the car were not police the woman fled, allegedly pursued by the Holden to Woodstock Avenue, Mt Druitt.
About 20 minutes later, it’s alleged the same Holden Commodore drove aggressively behind a 31-year-old man before activating red and blue flashing lights on Carlisle Avenue.
Following inquiries, officers from Mt Druitt Police Area Command arrested a 17-year-old boy at an address in Fairfield on Tuesday
Police have been told that when the man stopped his vehicle, two males inside the Commodore with face coverings pulled up to his driver side window then produced a knife.
The man fled in his vehicle, allegedly pursued by the Commodore to Mimika Street at Whalan where both males exited their car brandishing a handgun and knife.
The duo fled when witnesses from nearby houses came to the man’s aid.
Following inquiries, officers from Mt Druitt Police Area Command arrested a 17-year-old boy at an address in Fairfield on Tuesday.
He was taken to Fairfield Police Station and charged with impersonate police officer and exercise powers and functions, drive motor vehicle while licence suspended, and drive recklessly and furiously or speedmanner dangerous.
He was refused bail to appear at a Children’s Court on Thursday.