Officers from the Hunter Valley Police Department have charged a man for allegedly producing a firearm in Denman.

FIREARM: Hunter Valley Police have charged a man after allegedly producing a gun in Denman on Wednesday, October 27.
FIREARM: Hunter Valley Police have charged a man after allegedly producing a gun in Denman on Wednesday, October 27.

A man has been charged after allegedly producing a firearm at a licensed premises in Denman on Wednesday, October 27.

Police were called to a venue on Ogilvie St in Denman at approximately 9:15pm following reports a man had allegedly produced a weapon.

Police said they were told a man, who had earlier been at the hotel, got out of his car outside of the venue and pointed a firearm towards the premises.

The man then left the scene and no one was injured, according to police.

Following investigations by officers from Hunter Valley PD, officers stopped the driver on the New England Highway, near Singleton Heights at about 10:10pm.

The driver, a 46-year-old man, allegedly returned a positive result to a roadside breath test.

After searching the car, police located a firearm which was seized for forensic examination.

The man was arrested and taken to Singleton Police Station and underwent a breath analysis, returning an alleged blood alcohol level of 0.146.

Police officers charged the man with six offences and he was refused bail and is due to appear at Muswellbrook Local Court on Thursday, October 28.

Police said investigations into the incident are ongoing.