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A man who was arrested and charged by NSW police after his car was tracked south by Queensland Police helicopters last night has been charged with breach of bail over an earlier stalking incident..

Police from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command were alerted by Queensland Police about 8.30pm (Saturday, September 26), that a man they were following was about to enter NSW.

The vehicle crossed the border about 8.50pm and a pursuit was initiated when the driver allegedly failed to stop when directed.

The 27-year-old man was arrested by NSW police on the Pacific Highway at Tweed Heads about 9.15pm.

He was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station where he was charged with 12 offences including reckless driving, dangerous driving, police pursuit, driving while licence suspended and breaching bail.

Police also revealed the man was wanted on a warrant for stalking, intimidating and intending fear of physical and/or mental harm.

The man was refused bail and was due to appear in Tweed Heads Local Court today (Sunday).

 


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