People threatened, dogs stabbed in Charnwood stouch

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A GUNGAHLIN man is alleged to have stabbed two dogs and threatened to kill a man and a woman with a knife following a violent argument in Charnwood on Friday (July 3). 

At about 3.25pm, the 45-year-old alleged offender had a verbal altercation with a man in Small Place. Police believe that during the argument a knife was produced and the Charnwood resident’s life was threatened.

The alleged offender is then believed to have engaged in a physical struggle with a woman at a residence, during which she was assaulted and threatened with her life.

Police further allege that two dogs were stabbed and the alleged offender was bitten by the dogs.

The man fled the scene only to be arrested at about 5.30pm in Gungahlin.

Police say the man is expected to be charged with a range of offences, including threat to kill, aggravated burglary, common assault, act endangering health, possess offensive weapon with intent, animal cruelty and property damage.

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