Police were called to a park near Glenrowan and Mediati avenues, Kellyville, yesterday after a man, 47, was threatened with a metal pipe.
Police say the Kellyville man approached a group of six 17-year-old youths about rubbish in the park just after midday.
The group then allegedly threatened the man with a metal pipe.
Three police cars responded before anything physical occurred.
A police spokesman said four youths ran away through bushland, two were caught.
One detective fell in the creek.
Witnesses are asked to contact Crime Stoppers, 1800 333 000.
‘‘If there is any evidence of anyone with weapons, police will pursue charges,’’ the police spokesman said.
IN OTHER POLICE NEWS:
Security guard bashed
A security guard, 25, was punched and lost part of a tooth at a hotel in Bella Vista about 11.30pm on Friday.
Police say the security worker was ejecting a patron from the hotel when the patron’s friend threw a punch.
Police stopped the person but the security worker declined to make a statement.
Police will review video footage.
Cosmetics, laptop stolen
An Oatlands residence was broken into between 10pm Friday and 9.30am Saturday.
Police say thieves stole Nutrimetics cosmetics and a laptop, worth $1850, from the dining room of the Phillip Street property.
Youth charged over robbery
A youth, 17, from Lalor Park, was arrested on Sunday in relation to a break and enter in First Farm Drive, Castle Hill, on July 13.
Police allege he broke into a house shortly after midnight on July 13 and stole personal papers, credit cards and jewellery.
‘‘He then used those credit cards at a number of places to buy mobile phone credit and cigarettes and was captured on CCTV footage,’’ a spokesman said.
The youth was arrested at 8.50am on Sunday at his home and charged with aggravated break, enter and steal.
He is due to appear at Parramatta Children’s Court on September 12.
School break-in attempt failed
Evidence of a failed break-in was detected at Jasper Road Public School on Friday.
Police said it appeared robbers tried to prise the school canteen door open, probably between 2pm Thursday and 8am Friday, but didn’t succeed.
Five caught drink-driving
Five people were charged with drink driving in The Hills on the weekend.
Three were driving white Toyota utilities.
On Friday at 10.25pm a man, 49, from Toongabbie, was stopped on Old Windsor Road, Kellyville, in a white Toyota utility for a random breath test. He recorded a mid-range blood alcohol reading of 0.114, had his licence suspended and will appear at Parramatta Local Court on September 2.
On Saturday at 5.45pm a man, 50, of Castle Hill was stopped on Gilbert Road, Castle Hill, also in a white Toyota utility, for a random breath test. He recorded a low-range reading of 0.062 and will appear at Parramatta Local Court on September 16.
On the same night at 10.40pm on Windsor Road, Kellyville, a man, 53, from Centennial Park, was stopped in a white Toyota sedan for a RBT.
He disobeyed the instruction to stop and accelerated away from the RBT site and officers pursued for short distance before he pulled over.
He recorded a mid-range reading of 0.137, had his licence suspended and will appear at Parramatta Local Court on September 2.
‘‘Police will also take action for his failure to comply with a direction to stop and other traffic offences,’’ a police spokesman said.
Then on Sunday at 2.40pm on Windsor Road, Rouse Hill, a man, 30, of Rouse Hill, was stopped in a black four-wheel-drive Jeep for a RBT. He recorded a mid-range reading, 0.098, had his licence suspended and will appear at Parramatta Local Court on September 2.
At 3pm on Sunday on Withers Road, Kellyville, a man, 27, of Blacktown, was stopped in a white Toyota utility for a RBT. He recorded a low-range reading, 0.065. He will appear at Parramatta Local Court on September 16.