Man charged over replica gun threat

Detective senior constable Karl McLeod with the replica gun.
Detective senior constable Karl McLeod with the replica gun.

Armadale Detectives officer-in-charge Ray Horne said police would allege that the man pointed the replica gun at the couple about midnight on February 16, while they had stopped to look at items out for verge collection in Doorigo Road.

Police arrested a man in Armadale an hour later.

He was bailed to reappear at Armadale Magistrates Court this Thursday charged with being armed in a way that may cause fear, possessing a prohibited drug and possessing a smoking implement.