An associate of the Hells Angels outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) has been charged after a fellow inmate at a western Sydney correctional facility was found with significant injuries last month.
On Tuesday 30 June 2020, police received reports that a 51-year-old man was assaulted in his cell at a correctional centre in Parklea.
Following extensive inquiries, Strike Force Raptor detectives attended a correctional facility in Silverwater and arrested a 22-year-old man on Wednesday 23 July 2020.
He was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
Police will allege in court that the man assaulted his fellow inmate in a cell resulting in that man sustaining multiple injuries to the face and neck.
The 22-year-old was refused bail and appeared at Parramatta Local Court via video link where he was formally bail refused.
He will reappear at the same court today (Tuesday 28 July 2020).
Investigations are ongoing.
Strike Force Raptor was established in 2009 and conducts proactive investigations and intelligence-based, high-impact policing operations to prevent and disrupt conflicts, and dismantle any network engaged in serious organised criminal activity.
Anyone with information, including relevant photos and videos, that may assist Strike Force Raptor can report it directly to investigators via the Strike Force Raptor online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/Default.aspx?id=49 or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Information provided to investigators will be treated in the strictest of confidence.