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Sydney woman charged over break-and-enter

A woman has been charged after she assaulted a police officer while under arrest over a burglary and fraud on Sydney's northern beaches.

The 20-year-old woman was arrested at a Dee Why unit on Saturday after investigations into a burglary at Freshwater and linked frauds in Dee Why. Relevant items were seized from the unit.

The woman was taken to Manly Police Station where it's alleged she kicked a female constable while in custody, causing minor injuries.

The woman has been charged with 13 offences including assaulting a police officer, breaking and entering, and dishonestly obtaining property by deception. She was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday.

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