Man Charged After Attacking Pokies With Meat Cleaver

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Man Charged After Attacking Pokies With Meat Cleaver

A man has allegedly taken to a poker machine with a meat cleaver and a hammer at a Western Sydney club over the weekend.

Police allege that the 60-year-old entered Dooley's Catholic Club on Church Street, Lidcombe at 9.30am on Sunday.

He is then believed to have damaged several poker machines with a hammer and meat cleaver.

Police were contacted, with the man arrested a short distance away.

No one was injured during the incident but extensive damage was caused to numerous poker machines.

The man has been charged with destroy or damage property; and armed with intent to commit indictable offence.

He was given bail and will appear in the Burwood Local Court on Thursday January 18.

 

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