POLICE are searching for a couple who stole a charity box from a shopping centre in Blacktown last Wednesday.
Police said a man and a woman pushed a pram with a baby to the counter of a fast food restaurant at about 10.45am on December 12.
The man then cut the security cord, took the charity box and placed it at the bottom of the pram. The woman then pushed the pram away, followed by the man.
The man is described as Caucasian, in his late 30s or early 40s, slim build and medium length brown hair.
He was wearing a black polo shirt, dark blue denim shorts and joggers.
The woman was described as a Caucasian in her 30s, of medium to large build with long brown hair and wearing a blue hooded jumper with white writing on the front and black board shorts.
Anyone with information can contact Blacktown police on 96719199 or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.
A MAN had his left ear severed in a brawl with several men of African appearance in Blacktown last Friday.
Police found the Quakers Hill man, 24, pressing a bloody jumper to the left side of his head outside Bowman Hall on Flushcombe Road when they arrived at midnight.
On discovering his ear was severed, police called for an ambulance and the man was sent to Westmead Hospital for surgery.
Police would like to speak to anyone who has information on the matter.
A MOUNT Warrigal man had his face slashed after he was confronted by three men of African appearance in Blacktown last Monday.
Police said the man, 22, was walking on the footpath at the corner of Keyworth Drive and Blacktown Road when three men jumped out from behind some bushes at 11.30pm.
They did not say anything but one of them cut the man’s face with a sharp object before running away.
Police were informed after the man was taken to Blacktown Hospital for treatment.
The gyprock ceiling of a Blacktown unit collapsed on six residents last Thursday at about 8.50pm.
Police said three of those hit by the falling ceiling in the two-storey Clifton Street unit were taken to Westmead Hospital with minor injuries.
Police are seeking the driver of a car that hit a pedestrian and didn’t stop in Blacktown last Tuesday.
Police said a Marayong man, 22, was crossing Third Avenue from Richmond Road when he was hit by a white utility van at 5.45am on December 4.
The victim was thrown on to the bonnet before rolling onto the road.
When he stood up he found the van had driven off without stopping and he reported the incident to the police.