Man accused of damaging court and police station

A MAN will face the same court house he is accused of damaging after he allegedly tampered with a fire system which released water into the roof, causing significant damage.

Police said they have charged a man after he damaged a court house and a police station in Wynnum.

Police will allege around 12.35am the man attended the Wynnum Courthouse and tampered with a fire system.

Police say the man then attended the Wynnum Police Station and activated a fire extinguisher causing damaged to the front foyer area of the station.

Police apprehended the man, during which a female Police Liaison Officer was allegedly bitten.

An 18-year old Hemmant man has been charged with 11 offences including enter premises with intent to commit indictable offence, wilful damage, wilful damage of police property, interfere with a fire apparatus, stealing, serious assault of a police officer and obstruct police.

The man is due to appear in the Wynnum Magistrates Court on Monday morning.


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