Fast food franchise general manager charged at Windsor

The general manager of a fast food company has been arrested in Windsor after allegedly defrauding the business of more than $800,000.

A police statement said the woman had worked as general manager of the company that was managing three fast food franchises in Sydney's west between 2005 and 2019.

"During the course of her employment, it is alleged the woman accessed business accounts and deposited $827,169 into her personal bank account," the police statement said.

"The transfers were discovered earlier this year and were reported to detectives from Mt Druitt Police Area Command, who commenced an investigation."

The woman was arrested in the car park of a licensed premises in Windsor about 1.15pm on Friday, July 5 and was taken to Windsor police station, where she was charged with obtain benefit by deception.

She was granted conditional bail to appear at Mt Druitt Local Court on August 7.