Woy Woy man arrested

A Woy Woy man has been arrested for stealing a motorcycle at Umina Beach.

On Tuesday, April 13, the man was seen by witnesses entering a property in Oxford St carrying a shopping bag.

He entered the front porch area where the owner had left his motorcycle parked, secured to a porch support post with a heavy duty chain.

The man was seen sitting on the cycle and police and the owner were contacted with witnesses keeping the man at the scene until police arrived.

At the scene police located an angle grinder and the green shopping bag.

The chain lock securing the bike had been cut with marks similar to the grinder.

The man was placed under arrest and became hostile resisting police.

He was eventually handcuffed and taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with: entering enclosed land not prescribed without lawful excuse; stealing a motor vehicle; resisting an officer in execution of duty; and possessing housebreaking implements.

He was refused bail to appear in Gosford Local Court April 22.

Brisbane Water Police District Facebook page, Apr 15