Firefighters attended a fire involving four vehicles in the Castle Towers outdoor carpark on Saturday night.
The Hills crime manager Detective Inspector Gary Bailey said a crew was called to attend the fire on the corner of Showground and Old Northern roads at 9.50pm.
He said they found a white Volvo and silver BMW engulfed in flames and the plastic on a white Toyota ute and a grey Ford Territory had melted.
‘‘A plastic container was located and also on fire,’’ Detective Inspector Bailey said.
He said the estimated cost of the damage was about $35,000.
The vehicles had been parked side by side.
Any information to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
IN OTHER POLICE NEWS:
Police arrested three teenagers on Saturday in relation to the aggravated robbery of a closed Caltex service station on Seven Hills Road at Baulkham Hills — but not without a chase.
Police said three young people were captured on security video about 2.30am smashing a large opening in the front window of the service station.
‘‘They used bolt cutters to undo cigarette cabinets and force open cash registers,’’ Detective Inspector Gary Bailey said.
‘‘The alarm sounded and the fire brigade nearby observed the boys walking out and they alerted the police. The boys jumped the rear fence and a police dog tracked two of them to a nearby house in Baulkham Hills where they were arrested.’’
A third boy, whose ankle was bleeding, was found at 3.30am on the corner of Cropley Drive and Seven Hills Road at Baulkham Hills.
Detective Inspector Bailey said energy drinks and chewing gum were stolen.
A Baulkham Hills boy, 17, was charged with aggravated breaking and entering, possessing house-breaking implements and having goods in custody.
He was bailed to appear before Parramatta Children’s Court on October 31.
Investigations continue into two Castle Hill boys, 16 and 17.
Jewellery and cufflinks valued at $4000 were stolen from a residence in Springfield Crescent at Bella Vista on Friday between 10am and 1.15pm.
Thieves also broke into a house in Wyoming Road but it is unclear if property was stolen.
Police said the break-in was reported on Friday but could have occurred any time in the last month as the house has been unoccupied.
A Rydalmere man, 45, returned a mid-range blood-alcohol reading of 0.096 at Castle Hill police station on Sunday.
Police said he was stopped just after at 2am on Windsor Road at Baulkham Hills for a random breath test. His license was suspended on the spot.
Police superintendent Rob Chritchlow joined the Castle Hill local area command today, Monday, as its new commander.
He came from the North Shore command. Read next week’s News for the full story.