Six police cars damaged

A man is due to appear in court after allegedly jumping on and damaging six police cars in Queenstown.

A police spokeswoman said the 18-year-old man will appear in the Queenstown District Court today after vehicles were damaged at the Queenstown police station yesterday morning.

He was being charged with eight counts of intentional damage and one of resisting arrest.

The man allegedly jumped on and damaged eight vehicles, before he was taken into custody about 3.20am.

Replacement vehicles were being arranged for the cars requiring repair.


 

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