Stun device, knife seized when man searched – Hornsby

A man has been charged after he was allegedly found carrying an electronic stun device and a knife when he was searched at Hornsby Train Station yesterday.

Officers from the Police Transport Command were patrolling the station about 4.15pm (Wednesday 23 October 2019), when they spoke with a 41-year-old man.

As a result of that conversation, the man was searched with officers alleging they found an electronic stun device and a pocket knife in his pocket.

He was arrested and taken to Hornsby Police Station where he was charged with unauthorised possession or use of a prohibited weapon, and having custody of a knife in a public place.

He was given bail and will appear in Hornsby Local Court of Wednesday 13 November 2019.

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