Second time this week for Albany man after threatening his friend in Nulsen with a knife

A man has been charged with threatening his friend at knifepoint only days after being arrested for allegedly threatening people in Nulsen.

Police will allege the 51-year-old Albany man used a knife to threaten his friend during an argument at units on Collier Road in Esperance about 11.45pm on Thursday,18 May.

The victim called Esperance Police, who arrested the man without incident.

He will appear in the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court via video link from Esperance today.

Earlier this week, the same man was charged with obstructing a public officer after allegedly threatening and abusing people in Nulsen.

Police allegedly spotted the man with a 30 centimetre kitchen knife in his back pocket before he entered a car and locked the passenger doors.

He allegedly refused to exit the vehicle or unlock the doors when requested by police. 

Police then discharged pepper spray through the open driver’s side door.

The man pleaded not guilty to the charges relating to the Nulsen incident when he appeared in the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court via video link from Esperance on Wednesday, May 17.

The man was released on bail to reappear in the Esperance Magistrates Court on July 11.