Michael Slater charged with breaching AVO

Former Australian Test cricketer Michael Slater has been charged and will appear in court on Wednesday afternoon after allegedly breaching an apprehended violence order.

Arrested: Michael Slater.Credit:Getty Images

In a statement, NSW Police said officers attached to the Eastern Beaches Police Area command began investigating reports of an AVO breach about 10.30pm on Tuesday, and arrested the 51-year-old on West Promenade in Manly about 7.45am Wednesday.

Mr Slater was taken to Manly Police Station and charged with contravening a prohibition/restriction in AVO, using a carriage service to menace/harass/offend, and breach of bail.

He was refused bail to appear before Manly Local Court today.

Mr Slater was charged with stalking/intimidating his on and off partner of three years following an alleged incident in October.

More to come.

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