Newnham man charged after discharging arrows in Invermay

Police have charged a Newnham man after he discharged arrows in the Invermay area this morning.

Around 10.05am police responded to reports of a man discharging arrows from a recurve bow at houses on Invermay Road.

Shortly after police searched the area and a 38-year-old man from Newnham was located and taken into custody.

He has been charged with unlawfully being armed in a public place, recklessly discharge a missile to the danger of another person’s property, deface property and breach of bail.  He was detained to appear in court later today.

No injuries were sustained as a result of this incident.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Launceston Police on 6777 3945 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.