Aggravated robbery - Invercargill
Friday, 6 June 2014 -
This morning (6/6/2014) Invercargill
Police executed a number of search warrants in relation to
the aggravated robbery of three Southern Institute of
Technology students that occurred on the 31st May 2014.
a result three youths were arrested and are appearing in
Invercargill Youth Court today on charges of aggravated
robbery and shoplifting.
Police would like to thank
members of the public who have provided information that has
led to the apprehension of the
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