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Nut thief hands himself in to Police

UPDATED: 2 October 2020

A man has been charged after allegedly breaking into a Sydney CBD supermarket and stealing a bag of nuts last weekend.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command were told the George Street supermarket was closed when the glass sliding doors were forced opened about 3.20am on Saturday.

An estimated $750 damage was caused to the doors, and a bag of nuts was stolen.

After CCTV was released yesterday, a 47-year-old man attended Marrickville Police Station about 8.15pm and was arrested.

The man has now been charged with one count of break, enter and steal; he’s been granted bail to appear in Downing Centre Local Court on 11 November.

1 October, 2020

Police have released CCTV vision and are appealing for public assistance after a supermarket door was damaged during a break and enter in Sydney’s CBD at the weekend.

Police say that at about 3.20am on Saturday, a man forced entry to the George Street supermarket, which was closed at the time.

The man physically pushed through the front glass sliding doors, causing $750 worth of damage, and entered the store.

He then stole a packet of mixed nuts before leaving through the broken glass doors.

Officers attached to Sydney City Police Area Command were notified and commenced an investigation.

As part of their inquiries, police have now released CCTV vision of a man they believe may be able to assist with the investigation.

The man depicted is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 45 and 50, and bald. He is shown wearing a grey shirt, black hooded jacket, jeans, and brown shoes.


Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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