Man charged over knife incident at Anne Aly’s office

Cowan MP Anne Aly.
Cowan MP Anne Aly.

POLICE have charged the knife-wielding man who was arrested at the electoral office of Cowan federal Labor MP Anne Aly.

It will be alleged the 55-year-old man entered Anne Aly’s office on Wanneroo Road in Madeley with a large knife on August 5.

Police said no threats were made and nobody was injured during the incident.

Police arrested the man and he was taken to Joondalip Health Campus for assessment.

The man from Clarkson has been charged with being armed in a way that may cause fear and will appear in the Joondalup Magistrates Court in September.

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