• Hannah Phillips

Man Arrested for Carrying Weapon at Coober Pedy

A man was arrested after police spotted him carrying a pole in the main street of Coober Pedy yesterday afternoon.

Police located the man walking along Hutchinson Street, Coober Pedy just after 5pm on Monday 7 May.

It will be alleged he was carrying a large metal pole and had earlier been in a licensed premises, in breach of a barring order.

The 43-year-old Mimili man was arrested without incident and charged with carry offensive weapon and breach of barring order.

He was bailed to appear in the Coober Pedy Magistrates Court at a later date.

There were no reports of injuries.

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