Armed man arrested after ramming into two vehicles at a Strahan residence

Tasmania Police

A man is in custody following an incident in Strahan overnight.

About 9:10 pm Strahan Police responded to reports a vehicle had rammed two parked vehicles on a private property and that the driver was armed with a firearm.

Shortly after police arrived a 51-year-old Strahan man was arrested, and the firearm recovered without further incident.

The firearm was earlier discharged, however, no one was injured during the incident.

Senior Sergeant Adam Stanwix said that the people were involved were related and it was a family dispute.

β€œPolice allege the man crashed his vehicle multiple times into two parked cars causing substantial damage to both before drove his vehicle through the property causing structural damage to a building,” Senior Sergeant Stanwix.

Police estimate damage to be around $200,000.

The man remains in custody whilst further investigations are conducted.

Anyone with information should contact Strahan Police on 131444 or report anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or

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