Pair charged over Tweed break and enter spree

Eagle-eyed Police have managed to catch two people accused of a spate of violent break-ins on the Tweed.

About 11.30am on Friday, detectives found a 24-year-old man and a 17-year-old male sitting in a white Toyota Soarer, which they believed to be stolen.

Following a verbal altercation with police, the two males fled the scene in the vehicle, initiating a police pursuit.


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Road spikes were rolled out on Old Ferry Road in Murwillumbah and the car came to a stop.

The two males were arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station.

The 24-year-old man was charged with outstanding warrants relating to traffic and aggravated break and enter, Skye’s law pursuit, drive whilst disqualified, possess property stolen outside the state, goods in custody and aggravated break and enter.

The 17-year-old male was charged with three counts of aggravated break and enter, Skye’s law pursuit and possess knife in public place.

Both will appear in court today.