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Former cricketer Michael Slater arrested over alleged domestic violence incident


Former Australian test cricketer Michael Slater has been charged over an alleged domestic violence incident.

Officers attached to the Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command commenced an investigation yesterday, after receiving reports of a domestic violence incident alleged to have occurred on October 12, a NSW Police spokesperson told 9News.

“Following inquiries, detectives attended a home at Manly, on Sydney’s north shore, about 9.20am today, and spoke with a 51-year-old man,” the spokesperson said.

Michael Slater leaving Manly Police Station today.
Michael Slater leaving Manly Police Station today. (Dominic Lorrimer)

“He was subsequently arrested and taken to Manly Police Station, where he was charged with use carriage service to menace/harass/offend and stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm.”

Slater was granted conditional bail and is due to appear at Waverley Local Court on November 11.

Michael Slater played in 74 Test matches and 42 One Day Internationals for the Australia national cricket team
Michael Slater played in 74 Test matches and 42 One Day Internationals for the Australia national cricket team (AAP)

After making his test debut in 1993, Slater went on to play 74 tests, scoring 14 centuries and 5312 runs.



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