Police charge man with weapons offences – Hornsby

A man has been charged after being found with weapons on a train on Sydney’s Upper North Shore today.

About 11am (Thursday 8 April 2021), officers attached to Hornsby Police Transport Command were conducting routine patrols of a train travelling from Turramurra to Hornsby, when they spoke with a 36-year-old man relation to an alleged transport offence.

The man had several bags in his possession.

During a search of the man’s bags, police discovered an electronic stun device, a large knife in a brown leather sheath and other items of interest.

The 36-year-old man was arrested and taken off the train when it arrived at Hornsby Railway Station a short time later.

He was taken to Hornsby Police Station, where he was charged with possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit, custody of knife in public place – subsequent offence and goods in personal custody suspected being stolen (not m/v).

The man was given conditional bail to appear at Hornsby Local Court on Wednesday 14 April 20201.

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