A man has been charged after he allegedly attempted to bribe a police officer at the NSW-Victoria border.
Just before 2pm on Friday, a vehicle was stopped by NSW Police at the Barmah Bridge checkpoint.
Officers spoke with the driver, a 66-year-old man, and requested his border permit to enter NSW.
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“Police will allege in court that the man could not provide a valid permit and instead offered an envelope with $1000 to the officer,” NSW police said in a statement.
The Victorian man was arrested and taken to Deniliquin Police Station, where he was charged with give/offer bribe to member of NSW Police.
He was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear before Moama Local Court on Wednesday 4 November.