A teenager has been charged in relation to an alleged carjacking of a delivery driver at Bidwell, in Sydney’s west.

The incident occurred about 1pm on Monday when a man 21, driving a Hyundai iLoad van stopped at a house in Bidwell to make a delivery, police said.

When the man returned to his vehicle he was allegedly approached by a young male, unknown to him.

The teenager allegedly took the keys from the driver, before threatening him with a knife. He then drove away in the van.

The driver contacted police after a short time, the van was spotted on Parramatta Road, Auburn, and the teenager, who did not have a licence, was arrested.

He was taken to Auburn Police Station and charged with drive conveyance taken without consent of owner, and being an unlicensed driver.

He was granted conditional bail to appear before a children’s court on June 16.

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