Gel blaster sparks riot squad emergency at Coledale

Angela Thompson
By Angela Thompson
Updated September 1 2021 - 9:13am, first published 8:38am
A visibly shocked woman reacts to a large contingent of police arriving at her Coledale home.

A man who was spotted walking the streets of Coledale armed with a gun - later revealed to be a gel blaster - has been arrested amid a flurry of police activity.


Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson


Proudly Illawarra Mercury since 2008; these days covering crime and justice issues. UOW alum. Thrilled by the chase and sobered by some of the things I see and hear when I stand still - sometimes in the same day.

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