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.