Two charged over alleged aggravated break and enter near Muswellbrook


Two people will face court today charged over an alleged aggravated break and enter at a home in Denman.

Police will allege a 36-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman – armed with an axe and a chainsaw – forced entry to a home on Grimes Street, Denman, about 30km south west of Muswellbrook, at about 1.45pm yesterday (Wednesday 29 July).

Four people – two men and two women – were inside the property at the time and contacted police.

No one was injured during the incident.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District arrived a short time later and arrested the pair.

They were taken to Muswellbrook Police Station and charged with aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable offence.

Both were refused bail to face Muswellbrook Local Court today (Thursday 30 July).