Sam Burgess charged with intimidation

Sam Burgess sin bin

England Rugby League legend Sam Burgess has been charged with intimidation by NSW Police, just hours after announcing his retirement from the game.

The 30-year-old is alleged to have been involved in an incident with the father of his wife, who he recently split up with.

NRL.com report how a NSW Police statement said: “About 4pm on Saturday 19 October 2019, police were called to an address at Glenquarry, in relation to a domestic dispute.

“Police from The Hume Police District attended and an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order was applied for on behalf of a 63-year-old man. Following further inquiries, on Wednesday 30 October 2019, a 30-year-old man was charged with the offence of Intimidation (DV related).

“It’s alleged the man intimidated the older man during the incident.”

Burgess is now due to appear at a Local Court hearing on December 18.

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