A 43-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences following what police name a “severe household violence” incident final evening (January 10).  

At about 8pm final evening, police have been referred to as to a Tuggeranong home following studies {that a} man had allegedly assaulted his ex-partner, had entered the residence by breaking a window and had threatened to set the house on fireplace.

Police situated the person in a again backyard shed, the place he had allegedly set fireplace to a freezer after pouring petrol on it.

Police say that as the person was taken from they shed he poured petrol on an officer whereas additionally making an attempt to ignite the gasoline with a lighter and violently resisted arrest. He was finally handcuffed after the deployment of OC spray.

The previous man was taken to hospital for evaluation and subsequently charged with aggravated assault occasioning precise bodily hurt, aggravated assault, property injury, assault of a frontline group service supplier, acts endangering life, use of an inflammable gadget and resisting a Territory Official.


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Ian Meikle, editor