Men charged with break enter & steal in Macksville

Two men will appear in court tomorrow after being charged with several offences including break, enter & steal at Macksville earlier this week, NSW Police say.

About 8am on Wednesday 4 July 2018, a break in occurred at a facility near Macksville.

Police attached to Richmond Police District will allege that following the break in, a vehicle was stolen and the offenders fled.

The stolen vehicle was later involved in a pursuit with a police vehicle on the Pacific Highway about 20klms south of Woodburn. The vehicle was recovered later that day abandoned in Maclean.

About 12.30pm today (Friday 6 July 2018) officers from Richmond Police District were patrolling Coolamon Scenic Drive at Mullumbimby when they saw a 19-year-old man.

The man fled from police across the nearby golf course but was arrested and conveyed to Byron Central Hospital.

He was later taken to Byron Bay Police Station where he was charged with break, enter & steal, take conveyance without consent and an outstanding warrant.

The man was refused bail to appear at Lismore Bail Court on Saturday 7 July 2018.

Acting on information received police attended a home in Wilsons Creek Road at Mullumbimby about 2.30pm today (Friday 6 July 2018).

Officers from Richmond and Tweed Byron Target Action Groups along with the dog squad, pursued on foot, a man who fled from the premises. A 21-year-old man was apprehended by the police dog.

The man was conveyed to Lismore Police Station where he was later charged with break, enter & steal, take & drive conveyance, trespass and breach of bail.

The man was refused bail to appear at Lismore Bail Court tomorrow (Saturday 7 July 2018).

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