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Teen charged after woman assaulted in Casino

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Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

A teenager will appear in court today Wednesday, January 25) after an alleged aggravated break and enter at Casino last weekend.

A  54-year-old woman was asleep in her home on Hotham Street onSaturday night when, at about 3.45am, a male allegedly forced entry and assaulted her.

Officers from Richmond Local Area Command attended and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, about 3.45pm yesterday , a 16-year-old youth was arrested at a home in Alstonvale.

He was taken to Lismore Police Station and charged with aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence-deprive liberty.

The youth was refused bail to appear at a children’s court on Wednesday  (January 25).

Inquiries are continuing.


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