NSW police officer threatened and squad car damaged

Two men are accused of threatening a police officer and damaging a squad car at a northern New South Wales station on the weekend.

The pair allegedly armed themselves with axe handles and approached the Nymboida Police Station and threatened an officer at around 3:00pm on Saturday July 23.

It is further alleged a police car parked outside the police station was hit several times and severely damaged.


About 8.20am on Monday, an off duty police officer noticed two men in King Street, Grafton, and contacted on duty police.

The two men, aged 44 and 28, were arrested and taken to Grafton Police Station where they were both charged with using an offensive weapon in company with intent to commit indictable offence, and destroy/damage property in company.

The older man was additionally charged with custody of a knife in a public place and two counts of resist officer in execution of duty.

Both men have been refused bail to appear at Grafton Local Court on Tuesday.