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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

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NSW and Queensland police continued yesterday to scour the Banora Point area for a 21-year-old man who evaded them last Thursday after a raid on a house that led to the arrest of another man.

The search of dense bushland for the men, who had been wanted in relation to alleged serious crimes in Sydney and Queensland, involved a helicopter, ground patrols and the dog squad.

A 26-year-old man arrested soon after he fled the house when police swooped appeared in Tweed Heads Court on Saturday and was remanded in custody to face Burwood Local Court in Sydney tomorrow on charges of armed robbery and aggravated kidnapping.

The charges against him relate to an incident at Bankstown in March last year during which police allege he stole three laptops, a wallet, personal papers and $90 from another man while armed with a black pistol and accompanied by an unidentified man.

A News Ltd report says he had been on the run for several months after avoiding arrest in July last year.

The 21-year-old still on the run is described as 180cm tall, caucasian, of stocky build and with a shaved head and was last seen running into scrubland off The Hermitage near the Terranora Inlet.

Tweed-Byron police have urged anyone seeing him or anyone acting suspicious in the area to contact them or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.




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