Police fire rubber bullets into car in Edgecliff Sydney, New South Head Road


Heavily-armed police fire ‘bullets’ into a car in Sydney’s east before dragging two men from the vehicle

  • A 42-year-old man has been arrested after vehicle stop on road in Sydney’s east
  • Tactical Operations Unit officers descended on the car on New South Head Road
  • Police vehicles were seen parked outside Edgecliff station on Sunday evening
  • Witnesses reported hearing several gunshots during the major police operation

Heavily-armed officers in tactical gear have stormed a busy road in Sydney’s east and fired ‘rubber bullets’ into a car before dragging two men from the vehicle. 

Officers descended on the car in the middle of New South Head Road in Edgecliff on Sunday evening after residents reported hearing gunshots.

A NSW Police spokesman said a 42-year-old man had been arrested by Tactical Operations Unit officers during a vehicle stop just before 5pm.

A NSW Police spokesman said a 42-year-old man had been arrested by Tactical Operations Unit officers during a vehicle stop just before 5pm (pictured, Edgecliff train station)

‘As part of an ongoing investigation, a 42-year-old man was arrested by Tactical Operations Unit (TOU) officers during a vehicle stop on New South Head Road at Edgecliff about 4.50pm today,’ the spokesman said. 

‘He’s been taken to Surry Hills Police Station. No further information is available at this time.’

Witnesses reported over a dozen police vehicles were parked outside the Edgecliff train station just past 5pm. 

More to come. 

Officers descended on the car in the middle of New South Head Road in Edgecliff on Sunday evening after residents reported hearing gunshots (pictured, police on the scene)

Officers descended on the car in the middle of New South Head Road in Edgecliff on Sunday evening after residents reported hearing gunshots (pictured, police on the scene)

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