Police charge man after intimidating police – Belmore

A man will appear in court today after allegedly intimidating police during a negotiation in Belmore yesterday.

Just after 5.30am (Tuesday 11 February 2020), emergency services were called to an apartment block on Anderson Street following reports of a concern for welfare.

Officers attached to Campsie Police Area Command attended and spoke with a man inside a unit who was behaving erratically and threatening police.

With the assistance from specialist police including Police Negotiators, the Tactical Operations Unit and Police Rescue, at 8.35am, the man exited the unit without incident.

The 29-year-old man was taken to Concord Hospital for assessment.

Upon release from hospital, the man was arrested and taken to Campsie Police Station where he was charged with intimidate police officer in execution of duty without actual bodily harm and resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty.

He was refused bail to appear at Burwood Local Court today (Wednesday 12 February 2020).

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