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Arrest in relation to 2013 Whangarei aggravated robbery

Northland District Headquarters
88 Cameron Street, Whangärei
Monday March 10, 2014

Police have arrested a second offender in relation to the aggravated robbery of the Scarlet Lounge in Whangärei last year.

On the night of Tuesday July 9 two men walked into the Scarlet Lounge on Clyde Street and allegedly presented a knife at two women on the premises and demanded some money. They left with some cash and other items.

The 36-year-old man appeared in the Whangärei District Court on March 4 on a charge of aggravated robbery and was remanded in custody to appear again on Monday March 24.

The 36-year-old man is jointly charged with a 23-year-old man, who was arrested late last year.

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