One Charged After Pursuit In Kingscliff- Tweed-Byron

A man has been charged following a pursuit in the state’s northern region.

About 3.45am on Saturday 13 April 2024, officers attached to Tweed-Byron Police District were patrolling around the Chinderah area when a white Hyundai SUV allegedly collided with a police car.

A short time later, officers were patrolling around Marine Parade, Kingscliff when they sighted the vehicle and attempted to stop it.

The driver allegedly failed to stop, and a pursuit was initiated.

The pursuit was terminated after the vehicle collided into two police vehicles on Bottlebrush Drive, Pottsville.

The driver of the vehicle – a 21-year-old man – was taken to Tween Heads Police Station.

Following further inquiries, it was revealed that the vehicle was stolen from an address in Tweed Heads earlier the same morning.

He was charged with police pursuit – not stop – drive dangerously, take and driver conveyance without consent of owner, and aggravated break and enter commit serious indictable offence.

He was refused bail to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday (15 April 2024).

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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