Wollongong Lord Mayor 'arrested' and taken away by police

Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery has been arrested in his office and locked up police.

The incident on Friday morning turned plenty of heads outside the council admin building in Burelli Street and the mall.

Cr Bradbery was being a good sport for Doing Time For Kids,a fundraising initiative for the PCYC’s programs that help youth in the Illawarra.

Anyone wanting to contribute to releasing the Lord Mayor, Wollongong Rotarian Dot Hennessy and other well known Illawarra people doing time behind bars can do so in the buckets provided on the stage in the centre of Crown Street Mall.

Donations can also be made online.