A man has been charged with numerous domestic violence-related offences following a siege situation near Inverell yesterday.
About 7.30pm (Tuesday 7 December 2021), officers attached to New England Police District were called to Howard Road, Howell – about 31km east of Inverell – following reports a man had made a number of threatening phone calls to a woman known to him.
Officers attached to New England Police District, attended the home and established a perimeter.
With the assistance of Police Negotiators, a 38-year-old man surrendered to police and was taken into custody around 6am today (Wednesday 8 December 2021).
He was taken to Inverell Police Station and was charged with stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm, destroy or damage property and use carriage service to threaten to kill.
The man was refused bail to appear at Armidale Local Court later today.