Arrests in relation to five aggravated robberies
Arrests in relation to five aggravated
Counties Manukau Police have arrested and
charged two men in relation to five aggravated robberies
committed over the past ten days.
The first robbery was at
Mobil on Apirana Ave, Glen Innes on Good Friday. The second
was Mobil on Mt Wellington Rd on 23 April and the third at
Caltex in Penrose on 24 April.
The two men, aged 21 and
22, were arrested following the fourth and fifth robberies
which occurred at Mobil and Country Fried Chicken Store on
Massey Rd, Mangere early on Sunday 27 April.
appear in Manukau District Court today.
Enquires into the
five aggravated robberies are are continuing. Police still
wish to locate 17 year old Breyarn Hose who has outstanding
arrest warrants but he is no longer a person of interest in
relation to the
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