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Wanted man arrested at Cessnock

Tuesday, 21 December 2021 07:00:20 AM

Police have arrested and charged a wanted man after he was located in the Hunter region yesterday.

On Wednesday 8 December 2021, officers attached to the Northern Region Domestic Violence High Risk Offender Team and the State Crime Command’s Extended Supervision Order Investigation Team, commenced an investigation into the whereabouts of a 29-year-old Tenambit man who was wanted for a breach of a bail.

Following extensive inquiries, police attended a unit on Dixon Street, Cessnock, about 2.30pm yesterday (Monday 20 December 2021), where they located the man inside a cupboard in a bedroom.

He was arrested and taken to Cessnock Police Station where he was charged with fail to comply with extended/interim supervision order (four counts), destroy or damage property less than $2,000, contravene apprehended domestic violence order, and breach of bail.

The man was refused bail to appear at Cessnock Local Court today (Tuesday 21 December 2021).