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Police Apprehend Wanted Man in Tailem Bend


Police have located wanted man, Dennis Sewell, following a search in Tailem Bend.

The 34-year-old was wanted for breach of bail and for serious domestic violence charges on Sunday when police put out a search for him.

Houses in the town were locked down for several hours as police went door to door with guns drawn, according to Nine News.

Just after 1am Mr Sewell was found at a Tailem Bend house were he was apprehended without incident.

He has subsequently been charged with aggravated serious criminal trespass, aggravated assault causing harm, threatening life and breach of bail. 

He has been refused police bail.

A 49-year-old woman from Tailem Bend was also arrested for impeding an investigation.

She was bailed to appear in the Murray Bridge Magistrates Court in August.

Photo of Dennis Sewell supplied by SAPOL