MAN CHARGED AFTER POLICE OFFICERS THREATENED WITH KNIVES

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A man’s been charged after two police officers were threatened with a knife in the Hunter Valley.

Police were called to a unit on Skellatar Street, Muswellbrook after receiving a noise complaint. They will allege that he was heavily intoxicated and armed with two knives, threatening to stab them on approach.

The 44-year old man eventually dropped his weapons and was arrested.

He was taken to Muswellbrook Police Station and charged with assault of a police officer.

The man will face Muswellbrook Local Court today.