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February 26, 2021

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A 26-year-old Queensland man wanted for murder and armed robbery was arrested by NSW police in a fast-food restaurant in Byron Bay on Friday.

The man briefly appeared in court on Saturday and was refused bail. Queensland police will seek his extradition this week.

Acting on a tip-off, local police swooped on the eatery and arrested the man. They searched a nearby motel unit where a number of items were seized.


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