South Coast police were called to a Motor Inn on Wagonga Street, in Narooma around 12.50am on Saturday (December 4), following reports a man had allegedly smashed windows of cars and shops, with an axe.
Officers found 15 shops and vehicles damaged and during patrols of the Narooma area, arrested a 20-year-old man on the Princes Highway, in Narooma.
He was taken to Narooma Police Station, before being taken to Batemans Bay Hospital where he was treated for cuts, on his hands.
Upon release from hospital, he attended Batemans Bay Police Station and was later charged with malicious (x15), and armed with intent to commit indictable offence.
The Narooma man appeared in Batemans Bay Local Court where he was granted conditional bail.
He appeared in Batemans Bay Local Court again on Monday (December 6) where the matter was adjourned to Narooma Local Court on December 16. Bail to continue - varied. No pleas have as yet been entered.
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