Boy, 13, arrested after altercation with police

POLICE have arrested and charged a 13-year-old boy after an incident in Lismore yesterday.

At 11.40am yesterday, plain clothes police officers from the Richmond Local Area Command Target Action Group stopped and spoke with a group of young males on Molesworth Street, Lismore.

There was a 13-year-old in this group whom police allege was not happy with the attention.

He swore at police before running off.

It is alleged the young man ran through the Lismore CBD where he attempted to assault a man on Magellan Street before kicking and breaking a side mirror of a Gold Nissan X-Trail.

CBD Security Officers apprehended the young person and restrained him until police arrived.

He was subsequently arrested and taken to Lismore Police Station where he was charged with not complying with police direction; using offensive language; affray; and malicious damage.

He was released on conditional bail to appear at Lismore Childrens Court at a later date.



Historic Gympie scenes recreated 100 years apart

premium_icon Historic Gympie scenes recreated 100 years apart

Gympie businesses told to grab visitor opporunities now

How pending changes to Gympie's planning scheme affect you

premium_icon How pending changes to Gympie's planning scheme affect you

Council plans to grow economy in proposed tweaks to town plan.

Gympie man faces court after botched taxi driver robbery

premium_icon Gympie man faces court after botched taxi driver robbery

The driver's response made the man and his co-accused flee the cab.