NSW police blitz commuter crime

Close to 60 people have been searched on NSW public transport in three days as part of a special operation

May 15, 2013

New South Wales police have arrested 15 people
and searched 58 people
in just three days on Sydney public transport during operation Hennesy.

More than 50 officers patrolled 20 buses and 56 trains during the three-day operation, from May 8 to May 10.

Police Transport Command (PTC) officers assisted police from local area commands to patrol buses, trains and public transport interchanges across Sydney’s southwest, west and CBD.

Police also charged ten people during the operation.

People were charged for
offences including assault, possess prohibited drugs, and breach of bail.

Police also issued 119 rail infringement notices and eight move-on directions.

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