Man charged over threatening emails which forced evacuation of business

A man has been charged after threats were made to another man and a law firm yesterday.

About 2.45pm, a threatening email was received by an employee of a law firm on Donnison Street, Gosford.

The evacuation alarm was activated and police and Fire & Rescue NSW attended.


Following a thorough search of the area, officers deemed it safe and all employees were allowed to return to their workplaces.

Police commenced an investigation and later arrested a man at a home unit on Terrigal Drive, Terrigal.

A laptop, tablet and smartphone were seized at the location and taken for further examination.

Investigators will also allege two threatening emails were sent to a 20-year-old man earlier in the day.

The 34-year-old man was taken to Gosford Police Station, where he was charged with three counts of use carriage service to threaten/menace harass.

The man was granted bail to appear in Gosford Local Court on Tuesday 27 October 2014.