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Man charged following assault - Kings Langley

Sunday, 11 June 2017 08:57:12 AM

A man has been charged after an incident at a home in Kings Langley overnight.

About 8.45pm on Saturday 10 June 2017, a 52-year-old man attended an address in Simpson Place armed with what was believed to be a handgun.

The occupant of the home, a 39-year-old man saw the weapon and contacted police.

Officers responded from Quakers Hill Local Area Command supported by POLAIR and determined that the man had left the area.

His vehicle was later located in Kinnane Avenue at Acacia Gardens.

Police established a perimeter and observed the 52-year-old man enter his vehicle.

He was arrested without incident.

During a subsequent search of the man police confirmed he was not in possession of a firearm.

Officers located and removed a hunting knife from his waist and he was conveyed to Riverstone Police Station.

He was later charged with being armed with intent to commit indictable offence, common assault and mid range PCA (drink driving).

The man was granted bail and is due to appear at Blacktown Local Court on Monday 26 June 2017.