Police charge four over break and enter at Tweed Heads

Three men and a teenage girl have been charged in relation to an alleged break-in and stolen car in the state’s north yesterday.

About 8am today (Tuesday 28 April 2020), police were called to a golf club on Soorley Street, Tweed Heads, following reports of a vehicle on fire.

Officers attached to Tweed/ Byron Police District attended and engaged four people in a foot pursuit towards the Tweed River.

A 17-year-old girl and 27-year-old man were arrested at the shoreline.

With the assistance of the Marine Area Command, Queensland Pol Air and the Dog Unit, two men, aged 28 and 19, were arrested shortly after on Ukerebagh Island.

Police will allege in court that the vehicle was stolen during a break and enter overnight at Banora Point.

All four were taken to Tweed Heads Police Station, where they were charged.

The 28-year-old man was charged with aggravated break & enter, steal motor vehicle, and destroy property in company use fire. He was refused bail to face Lismore Local Court today (Wednesday 29 April 2020).

The 19-year-old man was charged with aggravated break & enter and carried in conveyance. He was refused bail to face Lismore Local Court today (Wednesday 29 April 2020).

The 17-year-old girl was charged with aggravated break and enter, carried in conveyance, four counts of possess prohibited drug, and possession of a knife. She has been refused bail to face a children’s court today.

The 27-year-old man has been charged with carried in conveyance and has been granted conditional bail to face Tweed Heads Local Court on Friday 26 June 2020.

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