Police lay charges after man threatened with spear gun – Schofields

Charges have been laid after a man was allegedly threatened with a spear gun at Schofields overnight.

Officers from Quakers Hill Police Area Command have been told an ongoing dispute between two men led to an alleged confrontation outside a home in Mesik Street about 8pm yesterday (Saturday 5 June 2021).

Police allege a Schofields man was armed an unloaded spear gun when he threatened a 19-year-old man. A window of the house was smashed during the incident but there were no injuries.

Police were alerted and arrested a 20-year-old man at a home in Jayden Crescent, Schofields, a short time later; a spear gun was also seized when the home was searched.

The man was taken to Riverstone Police Station where he was charged with three offences,

• Destroy or damage property

• Use offensive weapon with intent to commit indictable offence, and,

• Stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm.

He’s been refused bail to appear in Parramatta Bail Court today (Sunday 6 June 2021).

A second man, also aged 19 but from Rouse Hill, has been charged with two counts of possess unauthorised firearm after two gel blasters were seized when the home was searched; this is unrelated to the initial incident. He has been granted conditional bail to appear in Blacktown Local Court on Monday 21 June 2021.

Inquiries are continuing.

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