NSW man accused of roof repair rip-off

A man will face court next month after a Central West New South Wales woman was allegedly defrauded of $6500.

It is alleged the man offered to fix her roof so she paid him $6500 but the work was never done.

About 2pm on Wednesday police were called to Havannah Street at Bathurst where they spoke to a 26-year-old man.  He was arrested and taken to Bathurst Police Station.


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The 26-year-old Liverpool man was charged with three counts of Dishonestly Obtain Financial Advantage by Deception.

He was granted conditional bail to appear in Bathurst Local Court on Monday 22 August.

The man has also been charged in relation to similar offences that occurred in the Taree area during August 2015.