Infamous Australian criminal freezes when surrounded by police

Cody Allan Coppock tried to hide in a freezer when police raided a Yamba address on Tuesday

A wanted Australian fugitive was left with "no chill" & # 39; on Tuesday after he was cornered by the police, while trying to hide in a freezer chest.

In a truly strange arrest, Cody Allan Coppock was surrounded on a property in Yamba, 275 km south of Brisbane on the north coast of New South Wales, just before 9 a.m.

The 28-year-old man was literally taken out of a freezer, which police confirmed was fully operational at that time, The Daily Telegraph reported.

Cody Allan Coppock tried to hide in a freezer when police raided a Yamba address on Tuesday

Cody Allan Coppock tried to hide in a freezer when police raided a Yamba address on Tuesday

Coppock was taken to the nearby Grafton police station on four pending warrants.

It appeared on Tuesday at Grafton Local Court, where bail was formally rejected.

In February, Coppock was involved in an aggravated break and entered Armatree, 480km northwest of Sydney, where three vehicles and a firearm were stolen.

He also hit two cars to avoid arrest.

Coppock was recently named by Crime Stoppers as part of Operation Roam, a public awareness program to help police prosecute criminals.

Cody Allan Coppock can wait a long time behind bars after his recent arrest

Cody Allan Coppock can wait a long time behind bars after his recent arrest

Cody Allan Coppock can wait a long time behind bars after his recent arrest

In 2015, Coppock fled the scene of the crime after the police He found shortened rifles, knives and ammunition in a car he was driving in Coonabarabran.

Known for frequently changing his appearance, Coppock often used aliases such as David Morris and Cody Gallegos.

It also has & # 39; Gallegos & # 39; tattooed prominently on his forearm.

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