A „terrible event” shocked the community in Bega, Australia


Nearby residents were told to lock their doors and windows and stay indoors as police carried out the manhunt. After a five-hour manhunt the suspect was in the custody of police. He was arrested near Sapphire Coast Drive at Bermuda. He was taken to Bega Police Station. Police say after stabbing the pair, the man carjacked a vehicle on the Sapphire Coast Drive in Bournda and seriously assaulted the male driver with a hammer before taking off. The driver was taken later to a Sydney hospital and remains in a critical condition. A female passenger in the car escaped without injury.The ages of the deceased and injured were not available.


The investigators found that the attacker killed his grandmother and critically injured his grandfather. Inspector Sue Charman-Horton today told media that the incident is “unusual” for the community. Authorities have urged anyone in the public with information to assist them. “The whole thing is just a terrible event,” Inspector Sue Charman–Horton, South Coast Police District duty officer, said at a media conference in Bega on Saturday morning.


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