Man Attempts To Gain Entry To Rear Of Police Station

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Update: Police asking for public assistance

On Friday 11 September 2015 at approximately 10.00pm a 57 year old male crashed his vehicle at the intersection of Chapman Road and Forrest Street Geraldton, the rear of Geraldton Police Station. The vehicle involved was a 2004 white Holden Commodore. 

The male immediately exited the vehicle and ran through the rear security gate of the Police Station whilst a Police vehicle exited. 

Police are seeking public assistance and asking for any information regarding the crash. Please call Geraldton Police Station on with any information 9234555.

 

On Friday 11 September 2015 at approximately 10.00pm a 57 year old male crashed his vehicle at the intersection of Chapman Road and Forrest Street Geraldton, the rear of Geraldton Police Station.

The male immediately exited the vehicle and ran through the rear security gate of the Police Station whilst a Police vehicle exited.

Police allege the male was yelling as he ran through the gate before approaching the security door that allows entry into the police station where he kicked the glass panel door causing it to crack severely.

The police vehicle that was exiting at the time quickly approached the male who was now holding a folding knife and a paint scraper. The male dropped the items when requested by police and was subsequently arrested.

During a search of the male, Police located a small clip seal bag containing cannabis in his pocket.

The male will appear in Geraldton Magistrates Court charged with Trespassing, Criminal Damage, Being Armed in a Way That May Cause Fear and Possess Prohibited Drug (cannabis).

Police are continuing investigations into the circumstances of the traffic crash. 

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