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March 3, 2021

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A 21-year-old Murwillumbah man who allegedly threatened to shoot three witnesses outside Casino Local Court yesterday will appear in Byron Bay Local Court today.

The 21-year-old was at Casino court after being charged with two offences.

Police allege that while outside the courthouse the man has seen three witnesses involved in the matter.

Police will allege that he has made threats to shoot them and made a ‘finger gun’ action with his hand.

Murwillumbah police have arrested the man at his home a few hours later.

He was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station where he was charged with Threaten or Cause Injury to Person For Being Witness and Breach Bail. He was bail refused and will appear in Byron Bay Local Court today.


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