Intruder shot with arrow during break and enter in Sydney’s south-west

UPDATE @ November 9, 2016 8:26am:

A man who was allegedly shot by a bow and arrow during a home invasion in Sydney’s west on Sunday, has been charged.

Following inquiries, police arrested a 29-year-old man at a home on Kent Street in Narellan Vale yesterday morning.


He was taken to Camden Police Station where he was chared with aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable offence and an outstanding warrant.

The man was refused bail and will appear at Campbelltown Local Court today.

He suffered bruising on his lower back from the incident.

Police allege the man stole cash and property from the bedroom of the home as well as the keys to a Nissan X-Trail.

EARLIER @ November 7, 2016 6:49am: Investigations are underway into an aggravated break and enter in Sydney’s south-west when an intruder was shot with a bow and arrow.

Around 5:20pm, a 68-year-old man and his wife were in their home on Glanara Street in Wattle Grove when an unknown man broke into their home.

The intruder stole cash and items from the couple’s bedroom, along with keys to their Nissan X-Trail.

He then went to get in the X-Trail and attempted to reverse out, when the male resident armed with a compound bow and arrow confronted him.

The offender got out of the car and jumped a fence before running towards a parked Mazda Tribute on Wattle Grove Drive, when he was shot in the buttocks or lower back area with the bow and arrow.

Police were called to the house a short time later and a crime scene was established.

The bow and arrow and other items were seized as evidence.

The intruder is described as Caucasian appearance, 30 to 35 years old, short in height with dark hair and olive skin.

He’s believed to have a tattoo on the left arm above the elbow and was dressed in a black-coloured short sleeved shirt.

Local hospitals are yet to locate anyone treated with an injury consistent with this incident.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.