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MAN CHARGED OVER UNIVERSITY CARJACKING

A man will face court tomorrow charged over a carjacking at the University of Newcastle last month.

The 26-year-old was arrested at a home at Woodberry this morning.

He’s accused of threatening a 19-year-old male with a gun, then stealing his car from a university carpark.

The man has been refused bail and is due to appear in Maitland Local Court tomorrow.

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Tyson Cottrill is a journalist and producer based in Newcastle, with 10 years television news experience. Tyson first began work with NBN in 2007, before being employed as a journalist at Channel Nine in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Born and raised in Newcastle, Tyson has a Bachelor of Communications from Charles Sturt University.

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