Police Officer Threatened at Hamilton South

A man’s been charged after he allegedly threatened police in Hamilton South yesterday.

Police were informed of a possible brawl on Fowler Street by a member of public just after 2pm.

When they arrived on scene, a 28-year-old man approached the driver’s side window and allegedly raised a large knife at the senior constable.

The officer’s partner asked the man to drop the weapon; he was then arrested.

A second man has also been charged over the incident.

Both men will front Newcastle Local Court today.


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