Man charged after pub incident

Glenn CordingleyBroome Advertiser

A 35-year-old man has been charged after allegedly threatening pub security staff with a knife at the Roebuck Bay Hotel and abusing and threatening them.

Police will allege he left the premises on the evening of March 7 and was refused entry when he returned because he was intoxicated.

Broome Senior Sergeant Brendon Barwick said man became abusive towards security staff for refusing him to let him back inside before allegedly pulling a folding knife from his pocket and threatening to stab a doorman.

Sen Sgt Barwick said the man left the hotel carpark in a vehicle a short time later but stopped nearby and again approached security staff and threatening them with a large torch.

The man has been charged with re-enter licensed premises, threats and driving under the influence of alcohol.

He has been bailed to appear in Broome Magistrate’s Court in April.

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