ROOFTOP DASH FOLLOWING ALLEGED BREAK-IN

A man is accused of running across roofs and jumping into a swimming pool to escape police, following an alleged break-in near Newcastle.

Jason Flaus was refused bail in court today, after allegedly storming a home at Adamstown Heights, armed with a hook, and threatening three people inside.

The 26-year-old is facing a string of charges, including assault and drug possession.

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