Saturday, 14 February 2015 02:58:27 AM
Police arrested a man after he allegedly left his bag and made threats in a shop, causing the evacuation of a shopping centre at Hornsby yesterday afternoon.
Just before 3.45pm (Friday 13 February 2015), staff reported to police that a man allegedly threaten them and then left his bag in the shop before leaving.
The shopping centre was evacuated as a precaution and specialist police were called to examine the item.
About 5pm, the bag was declared safe and the centre re-opened.
Following inquiries, a 48-year-old man was arrested at the shopping centre and taken to Hornsby Police Station.
The man was later released by police and taken to hospital where he is receiving medical treatment.
Investigation into the incident continues.
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