Dec 06, 2023

Ball bearing fired into Sydney aged care facility

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Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. [Source: Google Maps]

New South Wales Police are investigating an incident at a Sydney aged care home after a ball-bearing-like projectile was fired into the building.

Police officers were called to Estia Health’s Bexley Park Aged Care facility at Bexley about 11.20pm on Tuesday after staff found a hole in the window of a meal room on the first floor.

A crime scene was established and police found a ball bearing at the scene. It will be forensically examined but police believe it caused the damage.

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The damage caused by the projectile to the window of the meal room. [Source: 9 News]

No injuries were reported and police were told all residents were asleep and no staff were using the room at the time.

“It’s undergoing further examination but is believed to have caused the damage.”

Police have yet to find the culprit but said there is no evidence to suggest the facility was targeted.

Anyone with information, CCTV footage or dashcam vision is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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