Two charged after incident at police station in Northern NSW

Police have charged two men after a police officer was allegedly threatened and a police car damaged at a Northern NSW police station at the weekend, NSW Police say.

About 3pm on Saturday 23 July 2016, two men armed with axe handles allegedly approached the Nymboida Police Station and made threats to a police officer.

It is further alleged a police car parked outside the police station was struck a number of times and severely damaged.

About 8.20am today, an off duty police officer noticed two men in King Street, Grafton, and contacted on duty police.

The two men, aged 44 and 28, were arrested and taken to Grafton Police Station where they were both charged with using an offensive weapon in company with intent to commit indictable offence, and destroy/damage property in company.

The older man was additionally charged with custody of a knife in a public place and two counts of resist officer in execution of duty.

Both men have been refused bail to appear at Grafton Local Court tomorrow.

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