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Sunday, 05 July 2015

Man charged following Barrow Island stand off

A MAN has been charged over an alleged disturbance in a Barrow street.

STANDOFF: Police at a Barrow Island flat in Schooner Street - JON GRANGER REF: 50060047B003
STANDOFF: Police at the flat in Schooner Street, Barrow Island. JON GRANGER REF: 50060047B003

Barrow Police have charged Nathan Haughin, 35, of Schooner Street, Barrow Island, with a public order offence following an alleged incident in Schooner Street on Friday February 28.

Police were called to Barrow Island at 6.35pm to reports of Haughin allegedly causing a disturbance in the street.

A standoff lasting almost six hours followed with Haughin refusing to leave a flat.

Officers, negotiators and armed police were at the scene and shortly after 1am on Saturday Haughin was arrested and led quietly from the property.

He has been released on bail and will appear in court.

A 27-year-old woman was also arrested on arrested on Saturday on suspicion of having a dog dangerously out of control in a public place.

Police said she has been released on bail pending further investigation.


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