UPDATE: Man charged over alleged breaches of the Public Health Act

Friday, 27 August 2021 05:42:26 AM

NSW Police have charged a man with an outstanding warrant and 13 offences following multiple alleged breaches of the Public Health Order.

The 27-year-old man, who tested positive to COVID-19, was also subject to an order under Section 62 of the Public Health Act.

Following a public appeal for information, and extensive inquiries by officers attached to Bankstown Police Area Command, the man was arrested at a unit on Footbridge Boulevard, Wentworth Point, just before 5.30pm yesterday (Thursday 26 August 2021).

The man was taken to Bankstown Police Station where he was placed in isolation and the outstanding warrant was executed.

He was also charged with 13 offences including; in public not prevent spread of Category 2 - 5 condition, not comply with noticed direction re s 7/8/9 - COVID-19, two counts of fail to comply with self-isolation direction and nine counts of not wear fitted face covering indoor area of common property.

The man was refused bail and is due to appear at Bankstown Local Court today (Friday 27 August 2021).