NSW: Mother and child threatened at gunpoint after getting off train

A WOMAN and her teenage daughter have been left shaking in fear after being threatened at gunpoint at a train station on the NSW Central Coast.

It happened in a commuter car park at Tuggerah Railway Station just after 1.30pm on Monday.

Police said the woman and her 13-year-old daughter had gotten off a train and were walking towards the car park when they noticed a man sitting nearby.


It’s alleged the man was holding a black handgun and pointed it directly towards the young girl.

Police said the mother and daughter duo quickly left the area and called triple zero from their car.

Officers rushed to the scene and allegedly found the 38-year-old man armed with a black replica gun.

He was arrested and taken to Wyong Police Station where he was charged with going armed with intent to commit an indictable offence, possessing an unregistered/unauthorised pistol in a public place, and intimidation.

The 38-year-old was refused bail and due to appear in Wyong Local Court today.

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