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Police pursuit - Lismore

Monday, 06 March 2017 07:44:29 AM

A man will appear at court today after allegedly ramming two vehicles, including a police car, and leading officers on a pursuit in Lismore, in the state’s north.

About 9.30pm (Sunday 5 March 2017), a security guard attended Lismore Lake to secure the car park when his vehicle was rammed twice by a Nissan Navara.

The security guard was not injured and police were contacted.

When police arrived at the scene, their vehicle was also rammed and additional police resources were called.

The man then led police on a low-speed pursuit through Lismore with road spikes deployed by police.

The car travelled into a dead-end street where police were allegedly threatened with a knife before a 42-year-old man was removed from the vehicle and placed under arrest.

The man, from Victoria, was taken to Lismore Police Station and charged with use offensive weapon to commit indictable offence, use offensive weapon to hinder investigation, use offensive weapon to avoid apprehension, police pursuit – not stop (Skye’s Law), resist police and malicious damage.

He was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court today (Monday 6 March 2017).