Police charge man after siege incident – Carramar

A man will face court today following a siege in Sydney’s west yesterday.

Shortly after 1pm (Thursday 15 April 2021), officers from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad, assisted by Corrective Services NSW, attended a home on Denison Street, Carramar, to conduct a check on a 35-year-old man.

Police will allege they were threatened by the man, before he armed himself with knives.

Additional officers attached to Fairfield City Police Area Command attended the scene.

Upon arrival, officers were allegedly threatened by the man, now armed with a machete, before he entered a unit.

A 22-year-old woman, known to him, was also inside the unit.

A perimeter was established, and specialist police units were deployed to the scene.

About 9.45pm, specialist police entered the premises and deployed a taser before the man was arrested.

He was taken to Fairfield Police Station before being transferred to hospital with minor injuries.

Upon release from hospital, the man was returned to Fairfield Police Station and charged with use offensive weapon to prevent lawful detention and two counts of fail to comply with extended/interim supervision order.

The man was refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court today (Friday 16 April 2021).

The woman inside the unit at the time was uninjured and assessed by NSW Ambulance paramedics at the scene.

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