Police beat: tyres slashed

Police have charged a 65-year-old Forbes man with high-range drink driving.

The man was stopped in Farnell Street about 10pm Monday. He failed a roadside breath test and was taken to Forbes Police Station.

Breath analysis allegedly revealed a high range prescribed concentration of alcohol of 0.235.

The man will face Forbes court in April.

A car parked in Flint Street had three of its four tyres slashed on Wednesday night.

Police said the malicious damage occurred between 8.30pm Wednesday and 9am Thursday and they are appealing for anyone with information to contact them on 6853 9999 or through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.