Man extradited from QLD over robbery and kidnapping, NSW

A man wanted on an outstanding warrant for robbery and kidnaping offences was extradited from Queensland yesterday.

The man was wanted on an outstanding warrant relating the alleged aggravated robbery and kidnapping of a then 31-year-old man at a Bellingen home in May 2018.

Officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District launched an investigation and commenced inquiries to locate the man.

Following extensive inquiries, the 34-year-old man was arrested at Crestmead, Queensland with the assistance of Queensland Police last Thursday (29 November 2018).

Yesterday (Monday 3 December 2018), detectives from Coffs/Clarence Police District travelled to Queensland, where the man’s extradition to NSW was granted.

He was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station where the warrant was executed for the offences of aggravated robbery with wounding/grievous bodily harm, kidnap in company without serious indictable occasion actual bodily harm, special aggravated break, enter & commit serious indict offence-inflict grievous bodily harm, aggravated break, enter & commit serious indict offence-deprive liberty

The man was refused bail to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court today (Tuesday 4 December 2018), NSW Police say.

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