Man extradited from Victoria over roof repair scam

Police have extradited a man from interstate who was wanted by virtue of an outstanding warrant over an alleged roof repair scam.

The Irish national was wanted in relation to an outstanding conviction warrant for intimidation and demand money with menace offences, which are alleged to have occurred at a Chatswood home in November 2019.

The 21-year-old man was arrested at Sale by Victoria Police about 5.30am yesterday (Wednesday 7 October 2020).

The man appeared before Bairnsdale Magistrates Court, where detectives from North Shore Police Area Command applied for and were granted his extradition to NSW.

He was escorted to Sydney and taken to Mascot Police Station where the outstanding warrant was executed.

The man has been refused bail to appear at Central Local Court today (Thursday 8 October 2020).

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