NSW police lay charges over intimidation outside Chinese Consulate at Camperdown

A man has been charged after allegedly cracking a whip and making threats outside the Chinese Consulate in Sydney’s Inner West.

Just after 10.30am on Tuesday 31 March 2020, a man, armed with a large stock whip, stood outside the Chinese Consulate in Camperdown.

Police will allege in court that the man threatened several members of the public while cracking the whip.

Officers from Inner West Police Area Command were notified and commenced an investigation.

Following extensive inquiries, investigators arrested a 55-year-old man at a home in Dee Why about 9am yesterday (Thursday 9 April 2020).

He was taken to Manly Police Station, where he was charged with attempt stalk/intimidate intend fear of harm and armed with intent commit indictable offence.

The man was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Manly Local Court on Wednesday 1 July 2020.

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