Police charge man after car crashes into police station security gates at Queanbeyan

A man has been charged after allegedly crashing his car into security gates outside a police station in the State’s south overnight.

About 11.40pm yesterday (Tuesday 22 June 2021), a white Holden sedan was travelling north on Farrer Place, Queanbeyan, when it hit the rear entry security gate outside Queanbeyan Police Station.

The car became wedged between the entry gates as a result. The gates sustained serious damage.

The driver, a 44-year-old man, then left the car and allegedly placed a gas cylinder on the ground.

Officers attached to Monaro Police District, who were inside the building at the time, arrested the man.

He was taken to Queanbeyan Hospital for assessment.

The man was later taken to Queanbeyan Police Station where he was charged with drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous, and destroy or damage property. Investigations are still ongoing,

He was refused bail and will appear today (Wednesday 23 June 2021) at Queanbeyan Local Court.

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