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Police say that at about 11.20pm on Saturday (February 25) officers were near Jonson Street, Byron Bay when they saw a 31-year-old male carrying two one-metre lengths of timber.

Police spoke to the man, who he refused to put the items down.

Believing they would be assaulted police wrestled the man to the ground and took the off him.

He has been charged with stealing and assaulting police

At about 9.30pm on Wednesday the 22nd February 2017 Police were called to a hotel in Tweed Heads where they found a man lying on Wharf Road with a head injury.

The man was taken by ambulance to Tweed Heads Hospital for treatment to the head wound.

Investigations led police to arrest a 45-year-old man from Coolangatta.

He was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station and charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, affray.

As the man had an outstanding warrant he was refused bail.

 


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