Tweed Heads Police Station.
Tweed Heads Police Station. Blainey Woodham

Man points loaded gun at woman in South Tweed

A TWEED man has been charged after allegedly threatening a woman with a gun last Thursday, prompting special tactical police to intervene.

Tweed Byron LAC posted a report of the incident on their Facebook page on Friday.

Police believe about 8.30pm on the Thursday, a 41-year-old man and 26-year-old woman were arguing at a home on Falcon Way, Tweed Heads South.

They say the man pointed a loaded gun at the woman, who ran from the home with her child unharmed.

Police were contacted and tactical police, accompanied by other officers, made their way to the home.

After what Tweed Police describe as "a few hours of negotiation" the man was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station.

He was charged with intimidation and possess loaded firearm endangering life, possess firearm and possess ammunition and three counts of assault.

The man's bail was refused and he was ordered to appear at Byron Bay Court on Friday.

The outcome of the case is not known at this stage.



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