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MAN CHARGED AFTER ALLEGED ATTEMPTED BREAK IN

A man has been charged after he allegedly attempted to break into a credit union at Murwillumbah yesterday.

During the early hours of Monday morning, security responded to an alarm at a premises in Murwillumbah Street.

Once on scene, they discovered a number of cladding planks had been removed and contacted police.

Whilst heading to the scene, police noticed a man walking nearby, he was searched and a number of items were allegedly located on him.

Police attempted to arrest the man and a violent struggle ensued.

The man was eventually handcuffed and it’s alleged a police officer was bitten during the scuffle.

He was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station and charged with multiple offences.

He was refused bail to appear in court today.

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About Samantha Long

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Samantha Long is a journalist for NBN News in Newcastle, she's previously worked in Tamworth and on the Central Coast. Samantha completed a Bachelor of Communication from the University of Newcastle in 2015 and joined NBN at the end of 2015.