Bega man tasered after threatening police

A man has been tasered after allegedly threatening police with a metal fence post following a break-in at a Bega home.

Police said the man had also threatened the occupant with the picket.Officers were called to the property shortly before 2.30am on Sunday.

‘‘When police arrived, a man allegedly threatened them with a metal star picket on two occasions before police deployed a Taser and arrested him,’’ police said in a statement.

They said the officers then searched the man and seized a knife.

The man was refused bail to appear at the Batemans Bay Local Court on Monday on charges including aggravated break, enter and steal, assaulting police, and having a knife in a public place.