A pair were arrested following investigations into a string of pizza store robberies in Sydney’s west.
NSW Police alleged a man and a woman broke into a pizza store near Dunmore St in Wentworthville at 2.30am on Saturday, January 14.
The pair allegedly took off with the cash in what was the first of many raids.
Fifteen more pizza stores were then broken into and cash was stolen from Saturday January 14 to Monday January 23.
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The pair allegedly hit pizza businesses in Northmead, Wentworthville, Toongabbie, Fairfield Heights, Cecil Hills, North Parramatta, Blacktown, North Ryde, Bonnyrigg, Carnes Hill, Wetherill Park, Merrylands, Belmore, Fairfield Heights and Croydon Park.
Investigations and extensive inquiries into the incidents led police to a hotel room on the Great Western Highway in Prospect.
Officers executed a search warrant and found mobile phones, $3000 in cash and clothing – which will be forensically examined.
A 30-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman were then arrested on Tuesday evening and taken to Blacktown Police Station.
The pair were each charged with 17 counts of aggravated break and enter dwelling in company and steal.
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