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Violent motorbike gang associate Gary Brush, who police are seeking on outstanding warrants, is believed to be on the northern rivers.

Police have called on the public to be on the lookout for Gary Brush, a known, violent bikie gang associate, who is wanted over outstanding warrants.

The 28-year-old was last sighted at Palm Beach on the Gold Coast but may now be on the northern rivers .

Brush is wanted for serious offences committed in Tweed/Byron LAC and in Queensland for absconding while on parole.

The public are warned not to approach him, as he is known for acts of violence and may be carrying weapons, but to call 000, your local police station or crime stoppers on 1800333000. Do not report crime via police social media platforms.

Brush is described as180 to 190cm tall, 100 to 110kg, solid build, caucasian, fair skin and short brown hair. He also has a number of distinctive tattoos, some of which are shown here.

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Others are shown on the Tweed/Byron LAC Facebook page.


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