CCTV footage captures the moment when thieves made their lightning raid on the Goonellabah Target store after using a stolen car to break through the front doors.
CCTV footage captures the moment when thieves made their lightning raid on the Goonellabah Target store after using a stolen car to break through the front doors. Submitted

Target ram-raid suspect arrested

A 24-year-old man was arrested and charged yesterday over a ram raid at the Goonellabah Target department store earlier this year.

Detectives from the Richmond Local Area Command arrested the man about 12.30pm yesterday after executing a search warrant at a house on Rous Road, Goonellabah.

In the search, police seized a quantity of home entertainment and electrical goods allegedly stolen in the ram raid.

He was charged with stealing a motor vehicle, aggrevated break and enter, stealing and malicious damage.

The arrest follows a long running investigation by local detectives into the offence which occurred on January 23.

The male was conditionally bailed to Lismore Local Court on August 26.

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