NSW Police charge Bangor man after alarming incident inside St Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, Rose Bay

An armed man has been arrested after he interrupted an innocent group of churchgoers attending mass in Sydney.

NSW Police were called after reports a man was acting suspiciously inside St Mary Magdalene Catholic Church on New South Head Rd, Rose Bay, about 6.30pm on Sunday.

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A man has been charged after he was armed inside St Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Rose Bay. Credit: Supplied

The 36-year-old man was arrested and taken to Waverley Police Station after officers discovered he was carrying capsicum spray and a multi tool with a knife inside the church.

The Bangor man was charged with possessing a prohibited weapon and custody of a knife.

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He was granted conditional bail to appear at the Downing Centre Local Court on July 26.

The incident took place during the middle of church’s scheduled Sunday 6pm mass.

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