Firearms, ammunition and samurai swords seized; man charged – Woolloomooloo

A man will face court today charged after allegedly pointing a firearm at another man during an incident in Sydney’s inner-city yesterday.

About 3.20pm (Saturday 27 November 2021), police responded to reports of a neighbour dispute outside a unit in Boomerang Place, Woolloomooloo.

Upon arrival, officers from Kings Cross Police Area Command were told a man had allegedly pointed a firearm at another man, while attempting to force his way into the man’s unit.

A short time later officers spoke with a 73-year-old man in a nearby apartment in the same unit block. The man was arrested and taken to Kings Cross Police Station.

Following further inquiries, officers executed a crime scene warrant at the man’s apartment, where a loaded firearm was located and seized. Four other firearms, approximately 5000 rounds of ammunition, and five samurai swords were also seized by officers.

The man was charged with special aggravated break & enter with intent – armed with dangerous weapon, attempt stalk/intimidate intend fear of harm, and not keep firearm safely – pistol.

The man was refused bail and is due to appear today (Sunday 28 November 2021) at Parramatta Local Court.

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