Man, 34, charged over NSW school bomb scare

A MAN will front court today, charged over a bomb hoax which sparked a full scale emergency at a school in Sydney’s south earlier this week.

The 34-year-old allegedly called the school at Botany on Tuesday and threatened to blow it up.

The school was evacuated while emergency services conducted an extensive search of the school before it was rendered safe.


Police traced the call back to an address in Botany where the 34-year-old was arrested about 6pm yesterday.

He was taken to Mascot Police Station and charged with use carriage service to make hoax threat and public mischief.

Refused bail, he is due to front Parramatta Bail Court today.