Wellington - Robbery Arrest
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 -
Police in Hutt Valley today arrested and charged a 17
year old local man with the robbery of a Valley Flyer bus in
Upper Hutt on Friday the 14th March 2014.
He was to appear
in the Hutt Valley District Court later today.
Sergeant Richard Orr would like to thank members of the
local community for the assistance provided which resulted
in an early
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On Pharmac, Gough Whitlam And Sleater-Kinney
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