Two men have been charged following a police operation targeting multiple break and enter offences and car-jackings in Albury-Wodonga.
A 28-year old man allegedly threatened police with a knife at the Albury train station at 7.40pm on Saturday night before he fled in a vehicle at high speeds.
Police said a pursuit was engaged and was terminated shortly after for safety reasons.
The man was found in the backyard of an Ebden Street, South Albury address at 11.20pm
He was taken to Albury Police Station where he was charged with two counts of police pursuit, two counts of drive manner dangerous, resist arrest and use offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence.
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He was bail refused and is due to appear before Albury Local Court today.
About 8.30pm yesterday police attended a home in Norris Park, Albury, and arrested a 23-year-old man.
That man has now been charged with three counts of aggravated break, enter and steal, three counts of police pursuit, dangerous driving, and several property-related offences.
He has also been bail refused and is due to appear before Albury Local Court today.
Operation Bleach was formed in June 2019 to investigate the incidents within the Murray River Police District.
Additional resources were deployed from the Southern Region Regional Enforcement Squad and Raptor South Squad on Friday to assist Albury police who have been working with their Victorian Police colleagues at Wodonga.
Police inquiries are continuing.
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