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Police say that a man is in custody after bomb threats and other offences last Friday (April 3, 2020).

At about 6.50pm man from Upper Burringbar went to Tweed heads Hospital where it is alleged he rolled a deceased bush turkey into the foyer of the Emergency Department.

Police say the 27-year-old  man is alleged to have threatened to assault a security officer with a rock.

Police were called and the man was arrested nearby and taken to Tweed Heads police station and charged with stalk/intimidate. He was bailed to appear before Tweed Heads Local Court on April 20, this year.

Police were investigating the same man for allegedly making threats that he had put an improvised explosive device in the main office of the Department of Veteran Affairs building at 480 Queen Street, Brisbane earlier on Friday.

It is alleged the man made 15 phone calls from NSW making these threats.

It is alleged on the same day the man called a Federal Ministers office from NSW 7 times and made threats he was going to burn down the Department of Veteran Affairs and Parliament House.

Police found and arrested the man at a home in Upper Burringbar at about 3pm on Saturday the April 4. He was taken to Tweed Heads police station and was charged with use carriage service to make hoax bomb threat and use carriage service to menace/harass/offence.


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  1. Wish this article read; local V.E.T. man from Burringbar calmed and carefully taken to private psychiatrist hospital to receive necessary care after various displays of evidence he’s not coping with the world and the local community, COVID-19, fear and uncertainty.

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