A good Samaritan who pulled over to help the victims of a crash on the Central Coast has had his wallet stolen by a heartless thief.
Police said that just after 6.40am on Thursday 14 September, a 62-year-old man parked his car on the side of the road to assist the occupants involved in a crash on the Central Coast Highway at Kariong.
“Police will allege, while he was assisting at the crash, a man entered his car and stole his wallet,” NSW Police said in a statement.
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Following investigations, officers yesterday attended a property on Bounty Hill Road at McMasters Beach, and arrested a 45-year-old Queensland man.
He was taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with 23 offences, including:
- dishonestly obtain property by deception (x13)
- deal with identity info to commit indictable offence
- drive motor vehicle whilst disqualified
- resist police
- assault police
- receive stolen property (x2)
- goods in custody suspected of being stolen (x3)
The man was refused bail and is due to appear before Gosford Local Court on Tuesday 28 November.