Woman And Child Threatened With Toy Gun At Tuggerah Station

Man arrested.

10 April 2018

A man has been charged with firearm offences after pointing a replica handgun at a mother and her teenage daughter at Tuggerah Railway Station yesterday.


Just after 1.30pm, a woman and her 13-year-old daughter were walking towards the commuter carpark from Tuggerah Railway Station when they noticed a man sitting nearby.


The man was allegedly holding a black handgun pointed directly towards the young girl.


The two females quickly left the area and walked to their car and contacted police.


Officers arrived and searched the 38-year-old man and allegedly located a black replica firearm.


The man was arrested and taken to Wyong Police Station.


He was charged with armed with intent to commit indictable offence, possess unregistered/unauthorised pistol in a public place, and intimidation.


He was refused bail to appear at Wyong Local Court today.

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