Child subjected to terrifying domestic violence attack at grandfather’s house

A SIX-year-old boy has been subjected to a terrifying domestic violence attack at a house in NSW.

Police were called to the boy’s grandfather’s Keda Circuit home at North Richmond around 10.45pm on Thursday.

It’s understood the child’s 41-year-old father started smashing up the house, which belongs to his 69-year-old father.


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The young boy was forced to watch his father violently rampage through his pop’s house.

Concerned the child’s father was armed with a gun, officers withdrew and established a perimeter around the home.

Police said the man’s six-year-old son walked out of the house a short time later.

It’s alleged the 41-year-old continued to damage the inside of his father’s house before surrendering to police.

During a subsequent search of the house, police allegedly found an unregistered firearm and ammunition.

The 41-year-old was arrested and taken to Windsor Police Station where he was charged overnight with using a weapon to avoid apprehension, assault police, breach AVO and malicious damage.

The man was refused bail to appear at Penrith Local Court today.

His six-year-old son is now being cared for by relatives.

Investigations are continuing.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast

 

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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