Two men allegedly bash cop car with axe handles

POLICE have arrested two men who threatened an officer before bashing a police car with axe handles in Nymboida on Saturday afternoon.

Police say about 3pm on Saturday the two men approached Nymboida Police Station armed with axe handles and threatened the officer who was on duty. 

They then allegedly struck a police car which was parked outside a number of times before leaving. 

About 8.20am today an off duty officer saw the two men police claim are responsible, walking down King St, Grafton. 

The 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 tomorrow.

 


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