A 19-year-old man has been extradited to NSW to face nine different charges, after a police officer was injured and dragged by a car while attempting to speak to the driver of an allegedly stolen car.
The teenager fronted Wodonga Magistrates' Court on Tuesday morning, where NSW Police formally applied for and were granted his extradition to NSW.
The man was taken to Albury police station and charged with using an offensive weapon to prevent lawful detention, assaulting a police officer in the execution of duty causing actual bodily harm, failing to stop and assist after impact caused injury, destroying or damaging property, not giving particulars to the owner of damaged property, two counts of driving recklessly/furiously or speeding in a manner that's dangerous, driving a conveyance without consent of the owner, being a never licensed person driving a vehicle on the road and one count of not stopping during a police pursuit and driving dangerously.
The man was refused bail to appear in Albury Local Court later on Tuesday.
A teenager has been arrested after allegedly reversing a stolen car at speed and dragging a detective down a driveway before ramming an unmarked police car.
Last month, Albury police appealed to the public for information after the May 31 incident.
Police were told a white Mercedes Benz was stolen from a repair shop in Albury sometime between 2pm May 30 and 2pm May 31.
Police allege the stolen vehicle was located by police about 5pm on May 31 and followed to Burrows Road Albury where it stopped in a driveway.
As a detective opened the car door to attempt to remove the driver from the car, the driver allegedly began to reverse at speed dragging the officer along the driveway with the car.
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The detective managed to roll away under the car door but sustained bruising and minor injuries.
Police allege the car continued to reverse and hit an unmarked police vehicle before driving along Burrows Road.
A pursuit was initiated but soon after was terminated.
The Mercedes was later located at a Fern Place, Albury home about 5.50pm.
Following extensive inquiries and the public appeal for help police found a 19-year-old hiding in a Wodonga hotel room on Monday at 2pm.
He was arrested by Victoria Police and taken to Wodonga Police Station where NSW police are applying for his extradition to NSW.