NSW man charged after allegedly making threats

Police have charged a man after making threats with a weapon in the state’s north last night, NSW Police say.

Shortly after 9pm yesterday, police were called to a house on Angela Street, Tweed Heads, following reports a man was making threats.

Officers attached to Tweed Byron Local Area Command attended and found a 46-year-old man standing on the road with a sledge hammer and pitch fork.

Police will allege the man was threatening another group of people while holding the weapons.

Upon being arrested, the 46-year-old man threatened the officers.

He was taken Tweed Heads Police Station where he was charged with affray, behave in offensive manner in/near public place, have custody of offensive implement in a public place, intimidate police officer in execution of duty and stalk/intimidate intend to fear/physical harm.

He was bail refused to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court today.