Police interview two boys after shopping trolleys thrown off Westfield Hurstville onto car

The damaged car after the trolleys were thrown. Picture: NSW Police Media
The damaged car after the trolleys were thrown. Picture: NSW Police Media

Update, Monday 9:42am: St George police have cautioned two teenagers under the Young Offenders Act after a number of shopping trolleys were thrown from the roof Westfield Hurstville last week.

The two males,15 and 16, were cautioned under the Young Offenders Act.


St George police have spoken to two boys after shopping trolleys were thrown off the roof of Westfield Hurstville on Tuesday. 

Earlier today police released images of the three people they wanted to speak to over the incident.

Following the release of the images two boys went to St George police station.

Police have interviewed the two boys and investigations are continuing.

A male driver was in Cross Street on Tuesday at 9.30pm when he heard a loud bang.

He left the car and saw a shopping trolley land on a bus.

Another trolley smashed the car’s windscreen near where a female passenger, 50, was sitting.

She received minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

St George crime manager Paul Simpkins said the incident could have ended with a tragic outcome.

“This act has resulted in damage to two vehicles and a woman being injured,’’ he said.

“The incident had the potential to cause serious injury or even death, fortunately this did not occur.

“I appeal to anyone with information that may assist detectives to come forward.’’

Crime Stoppers, 1800 333 000.