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Man charged with 11 offences after a Sydney woman was allegedly held at gunpoint in her own home

Man charged with 11 offences after a Sydney woman was allegedly held at gunpoint in her own home

A woman was allegedly threatened at gunpoint inside her own home for hours in her own home.

The 34-year-old managed to escape as heavily-armed police surrounded the apartment block in Bonnyrigg in Sydney’s south-west about 7pm on Saturday.  

The distressed woman told officers a man was still holed up inside the unit allegedly armed with a gun and a knife.

A distressed woman was allegedly threatened with a gun and knife inside her unit in Sydney's south-west on Saturday night. pictured is a woman outside the apartment block

A distressed woman was allegedly threatened with a gun and knife inside her unit in Sydney's south-west on Saturday night. pictured is a woman outside the apartment block

A distressed woman was allegedly threatened with a gun and knife inside her unit in Sydney’s south-west on Saturday night. pictured is a woman outside the apartment block

She also suffered arm injuries as a result of being allegedly assaulted but did not need medical attention. It was not clear what she was assaulted with.

Police forced their way into the Bonnyrigg Avenue unit a short time later, where they arrested a 35-year-old man and two women, aged 42 and 32.

Police will allege precursor chemicals and equipment for the manufacture of meth were found inside the unit.  

A police dog also found a loaded gun nearby. 

Footage from the scene shows officers taking away brown paper bags of evidence to be forensically examined.

A man was escorted by police from the apartment block in handcuffs. He will face court on Sunday charged with 11 offences

A man was escorted by police from the apartment block in handcuffs. He will face court on Sunday charged with 11 offences

A man was escorted by police from the apartment block in handcuffs. He will face court on Sunday charged with 11 offences

A loaded firearm (pictured) was located at the scene by a NSW Police dog

The man was charged with 11 crimes including detaining a person while intending to commit a serious indictable offence, reckless wounding, two counts of assault causing bodily harm, and possession a loaded firearm.

He spent the night in a police cell and is due to appear in Parramatta Bail Court later on Sunday.

The two women were released without charges laid, pending further investigation. 

Police were called to a Bonnyrigg apartment block (pictured) on Saturday night

Police were called to a Bonnyrigg apartment block (pictured) on Saturday night

Police were called to a Bonnyrigg apartment block (pictured) on Saturday night

Two women (one pictured) were also arrested but were released without charge, pending further police inquiries

Two women (one pictured) were also arrested but were released without charge, pending further police inquiries

Two women (one pictured) were also arrested but were released without charge, pending further police inquiries

Source: Daily Mail

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