Man arrested for threats to women

A 23-YEAR-OLD man was arrested and charged on Sunday morning after he allegedly threatened to kill two women. 

Bendigo Crime Investigation Unit Detective Senior Constable Scott Tuddenham said the man and a 28-year-old male friend allegedly smashed a door to a property at 6am on Sunday at Lakeshore Caravan Park in Eppalock. 

"The offender threatened his ex-partner and her friend with a sawn-off rifle, then left," he said. 

The 23-year-old man was arrested and charged about 11am with aggravated burglary with a firearm.

He was also charged with two counts of endangering life, threats to kill and possession of a firearm.

The other man was not released.  

Detective Senior Constable Tuddenham said police believed the firearm was dumped in bushland between Gisborne and Macedon. 

Detective Senior Constable Tuddenham said anyone with information could call him on 5448 1386. 

-MERRAN REED

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