Alleged vandals busted red handed in laneway

A group of adults and a teenager have copped a spray from Police after they were allegedly caught vandalising a building in Newcastle.

Officers busted the two men and three women allegedly using a ladder and paint to spray graffiti on the property on Hunter Street in Newcastle West around 12.20am on Tuesday.

They were arrested and taken to Newcastle Police Station where they were all charged with malicious damage and trespass.


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Two men, aged 18 and 37, and two women, aged 28 and 24,were given conditional bail and are due to appear at Newcastle Local Court on Thursday 27 July 2017.

A 17-year-old girl was also granted conditional bail and is due to appear at a Children’s Court on Monday 24 July 2017.