Charges over Bellbrae incident

July 31, 2023 7:56 am in by

geelong law court 1 Bec McD A Bellbrae man is due in court today following a dramatic arrest in the Surf Coast town, where shots were reportedly fired by police.

Officers were called to an alleged assault on Cunningham Drive on Friday evening, but say a man ran from the scene.

A search involving the police helicopter, Critical Incident Response Team and Special Operations Group got underway.

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Police say the man was arrested less than three hours later.

A 24-year-old was charged with offences including conduct endangering life, assault an emergency worker and possessing a controlled weapon.

Police and SES were back in the area over the weekend, reportedly looking for a weapon following Friday night’s arrest.

Picture: File image [Geelong Broadcasters]