Cop siege charge
A MAN has been charged with a raft of offences after he climbed onto the roof of a unit block and threw tiles at nearby cars.
Police were called to Mayfield West, a suburb of Newcastle, about 12.45am on Friday.
He held police off for several hours before finally descending from the roof about 9.40am. He was taken to hospital for assessment before being charged upon his release.
He is facing a host of charges including obscene exposure and breaching bail.