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Domestic violence high-risk offender found hiding in a cupboard at Cessnock


NSW Police have arrested and charged a man, wanted for several domestic violence offences, after he was found hiding in a cupboard in the Hunter region yesterday afternoon.

On Wednesday 8 December, officers attached to the Northern Region Domestic Violence High Risk Offender Team and the State Crime Command’s Extended Supervision Order Investigation Team started an investigation into the whereabouts of a 29-year-old male from Tenambit.

He was being sought for a breach of a bail.

Following extensive inquiries, police attended a unit on Dixon Street, Cessnock, about 2.30pm on Monday 20 December.

There, they located him inside a cupboard in a bedroom.

He was arrested and taken to Cessnock Police Station where he was charged with fail to comply with extended/interim supervision order (four counts), destroy or damage property less than $2,000, contravene apprehended domestic violence order, and breach of bail.

The man was refused bail to appear at Cessnock Local Court on Tuesday 21 December.

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