Man charged with damaging Tweed Heads cop shop, patrol car

A man has been charged after allegedly damaging a Police car and the front glass door at Tweed Heads Police station.

The man was walking past the station on Wharf St around 1.40am on Friday before allegedly picking up a rock and throwing it at a marked Police car parked outside.

Both the front and rear windscreens of the Police vehicle were smashed.


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The man is then accused of throwing the rock at the entrance to the Police station, smashing several glass panels.

PHOTO: NSW Police

Officers approached the man before he fled south along Wharf St.

He was arrested on Enid St following a short foot chase.

The 32-year-old has been charged with two counts of destroy or damage property and one count of resist Police officer in execution of duty.

He was refused bail to front Tweed Heads Local Court on Friday.

PHOTO: NSW Police