Launceston Police Assaulted And Threatened In Stand-off

Launceston man accused of having threatened to knife police and attack them with a toaster oven remains in custody. Police have charged the accused with the indictable offences of aggravated assault, having resisted police and having unlawfully destroyed property. Among other allegations, he is accused of having threatened to stab police with a knife and strike them with a toaster oven, having held police at bay for more than 12 hours and having trashed the walls, windows, furniture and fittings of a woman’s house.

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