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MAN SENTENCED OVER LAGUNA SIEGE

A man who fired several shots during a lengthy standoff with police in the Hunter Valley last year, will likely be released from jail within two weeks.

Andrew Kenneth Reading was today handed a minimum 19-month jail term in Newcastle District Court, in a case described as “unusual”.

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About Tyson Cottrill

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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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