Parole revoked after man’s arrest in Albury

A man has been arrested and drugs including ICE and MDMA seized during a police operation at Albury this morning.

Officers from Murray River Police District have been working with Victorian Police’s Wodonga Criminal Investigation Unit for the past few days to locate a 31-year-old man wanted on a revocation of parole warrant.

Following extensive investigations, officers attended a home in East Street, Albury, about 11am today (22 August 2019), and saw the man run through neighbouring yards and into Campbell Avenue.

Police followed the man and saw him run into a home unit in Campbell Court, where a young mother and her baby were inside.

Police will allege the man stole her car keys and entered the garage, attempting to reverse her car out of the garage.

An officer got into the car with the man, and a struggle ensued, with the man allegedly punching the officer repeatedly.

Police used OC spray to subdue the man and remove him from the car. He was taken to Albury Hospital where he is being examined for an arm injury and remains under police guard

When the home in East Street was search police seized cash, ICE, MDMA and stolen property.

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