Armed man charged after threatening youth on train in Sydney’s North Shore

A man has been charged after allegedly threatening a youth with a knife on a train on Sydney’s North Shore earlier today.

About 9.15am (Sunday 7 March 2021), a 17-year-old boy boarded a citybound train at Killara Railway Station when an unknown man entered the carriage a short time later and sat nearby.

Police will allege the man approached the youth and threatened him with a knife.

The youth exited the train at Milsons Point Railway Station and police were notified.

About 9.30am, officers from the Police Transport Command arrested a 37-year-old man at Central Railway Station following a short foot pursuit.

During a search of the man, police located a knife hidden in his pants and during a further search, a flick knife and a pair of scissors were located in his pockets.

He was taken to Day Street Police Station and charged with armed with intent to commit indictable offence and custody of knife in public place.

The Terrey Hills man was refused bail to appear at Central Local Court tomorrow (Monday 8 March 2021).

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