A 35-year-old Baulkham Hills man faces several charges after he allegedly verbally abused the Police Minister David Elliott on Friday, August 20th. MP Intimidation
Mr Elliott was walking along Old Northern Road, Baulkham Hills near his electoral office at about 3pm when he was approached by a man, not known to him.
The man questioned the MP, recording the interaction on his mobile phone and allegedly continued to verbally abuse and intimidate him as he followed him to the nearby shopping centre.
Police say a 47-year-old man attempted to intervene and was also verbally abused.
Officers from The Hills Police Area Command were notified and commenced an investigation. Following inquiries, detectives attended a unit on Old Northern Road, Baulkham Hills just after 5pm, and arrested a 35-year-old man.
He was taken to Castle Hill Police Station and charged with two counts of stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm (personal), and not comply with noticed direction re s 7/8/9 – COVID-19.
The man was granted conditional bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Tuesday August 31. MP Intimidation
Mr Elliott told the Hills to Hawkesbury News he would like to thank the local resident who attempted to intervene. “Unfortunately for Me, this is just another day in the office.”