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Woman Charged After RFS Donations Allegedly Stolen From Supermarket

A woman has been charged after allegedly stealing food and drinks that had been donated to the Rural Fire Service.

The 37-year-old woman forced her way into a supermarket in Schofields, in Sydney's west, at about 3.40pm on Wednesday.

NSW Police allege the woman then stole food, SIM cards and a trolley containing food and drink donated to the NSW RFS.

Police were notified and attempted to the stop the woman, who had fled the scene with a 48-year-old man in a car.

When the woman allegedly did not stop, PolAir began tracking the car, until the vehicle struck a fence on a nearby road.

The couple were arrested and taken to the Riverstone Police Station.

The woman was charged with break, enter and steal and negligent driving, and was refused bail. She will front Parramatta Bail Court on Thursday.

The man was charged with possessing a prescribed restricted substance. He was granted conditional bail and will appear at Blacktown Local Court on February 3.