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Lara Coffey

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Originally from the Central Coast, Lara joined the NBN News team as a journalist in 2018. She completed a Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Journalism at the University of Newcastle, before making the move north to join NBN News' Taree bureau. Got a story idea? lcoffey@nbntv.com.au

SEARCH FOR MAN WHO FLED TAREE RBT

Police are looking for a man who fled an RBT in Taree on Wednesday. The vehicle had initially stopped on Manning River Drive, but accelerated away as officers approached. A pursuit began with the vehicle heading south towards Purfleet, before the driver pulled over and fled the scene on foot. The 24-year-old was last seen heading into bushland near the Bucketts Way. The four wheel drive was towed away. (VISION ONLY)

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A REAL ESTATE AGENT’S DRONE SHOT AND A MAN ARRESTED

A man has been accused of shooting a real estate agent’s drone, west of Taree. Police say the agent visited a property on Dickinsons Road at Burrell Creek yesterday morning to take aerial footage, when an occupant opened fire on the drone. Officers were called to the address, where they allegedly found 187 cannabis plants, 20 kilograms of the dried drug, and cash. A 46-year-old man was taken to Taree Police Station and charged with firearm and drug offences. (VISION ONLY)

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