Cop siege charge

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - NEWS -

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.

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