Poor parking in Richmond

Richmond police have arrested a man for the second time in as many days after he attended the police station this afternoon., Victoria Police say

An off-duty police member observed a car drive onto the footpath, into a garden bed and strike a fire hydrant outside the Richmond Police Station about 3.30pm.

A male passenger got out of the car and entered the police station while the female driver reversed her vehicle into a neighbouring car park.

The 59-year-old Croydon South man told police he attended the station to retrieve drugs that were seized from him when he was arrested the day before.

Meanwhile, the off duty member, with some assistance from the watch house, arrested the 57-year-old Croydon South woman as she attempted to drive off.

The Croydon South man and the car were searched and a quaintly of a substance, believed to be heroin, was seized.

He was subsequently arrested and charged with possess drug of dependence and breach of bail.

The woman was taken to hospital as a precaution.

She will be interviewed at a later date regarding conduct endangering and drug driving related offences.

The fire hydrant has a slight lean.

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