Man's attempt to kill spider confused with domestic violence, sparks police call

- A man's noisy attempts to kill a spider caused his neighbors to call the police, reporting a suspected violent domestic incident.

Officer in Sydney went to the address after numerous calls were made claiming a woman could be heard screaming hysterically and a man yelling "I'm going to kill you, you're dead. Die! Die!"

After police attended the address on the northern suburb of Wollstonecraft and started banging on the door, a man who was out of breath and flushed in the face answered.

In a post on the force's Facebook page, New South Wales police said officers then questioned the man about who was in the apartment with him.

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