Break-in, vehicle stolen at Macksville

TWO men appeared in court at the weekend after being charged with several offences including break, enter and steal at Macksville earlier this week.

About 8am on Wednesday, a break-in occurred at a facility near Macksville.

Police attached to Richmond Police District allege that following the break in, a vehicle was stolen and the offenders fled.

The stolen vehicle was later involved in a pursuit with a police vehicle on the Pacific Highway about 20km south of Woodburn. The vehicle was recovered later that day, abandoned in Maclean.

About 12.30pm on Friday, officers from Richmond Police District were patrolling Coolamon Scenic Dr at Mullumbimby when they saw a 19-year-old man.

The man fled from police across the nearby golf course but was arrested and taken to Byron Central Hospital.

He was later taken to Byron Bay Police Station where he was charged with break, enter and steal, take conveyance without consent and an outstanding warrant.

Acting on information received, police attended a home in in Mullumbimby about 2.30pm on Friday.

Officers from Richmond and Tweed Byron Target Action Groups along with the dog squad, pursued on foot, a man who fled from the premises. A 21-year-old man was apprehended by the police dog.

The man was taken to Lismore Police Station where he was later charged with break, enter and steal, take and drive conveyance, trespass and breach of bail.

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