Man arrested after heavily-armed police comb Geraldton

Gavin Box and Dominique BayensGeraldton Guardian

A man was arrested this afternoon after heavily armed police searched a number of houses in Geraldton.

Geraldton Police Station officer-in-charge Brad Bird said police called on officers from Perth’s Tactical Response Group after receiving information the man, aged in his late 30s, posed a “significant risk” to the community.

File picture: TRG officers in training exercise.
Camera IconFile picture: TRG officers in training exercise. Credit: The West Australian

Senior Sergeant Bird said TRG officers and Geraldton police searched a number of properties, including a house in Charles Street, Bluff Point, before a man was arrested in Spalding for allegedly breaching parole conditions.

Sen Sgt Bird said the man was assisting police with inquiries over other alleged offences.

Police outside a house in Charles Street, Bluff Point, searched by TRG officers.
Camera IconPolice outside a house in Charles Street, Bluff Point, searched by TRG officers. Credit: Dominique Bayens, The Geraldton Guardian

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