Western Sydney man charged over alleged breaches of the Public Health Act

NSW Police have charged a man with an outstanding warrant and 13 offences following multiple alleged breaches of the Public Health Order.

The 27-year-old man, who tested positive to COVID-19, was also subject to an order under Section 62 of the Public Health Act.

Following a public appeal for information, and extensive inquiries by officers attached to Bankstown Police Area Command, the man was arrested at a unit on Footbridge Boulevard, Wentworth Point, just before 5.30pm yesterday.

The man was taken to Bankstown Police Station where he was placed in isolation and the outstanding warrant was executed.

He was also charged with 13 offences including: being in public and not preventing the spread of a Category 2 – 5 condition, not complying with noticed direction regarding COVID-19, two counts of failing to comply with self-isolation direction, and nine counts of not wearing a fitted face covering in the indoor area of common property.

The man was refused bail and is due to appear at Bankstown Local Court today.