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Arrest for aggravated robbery

Arrest for aggravated robbery

Police are investigating the aggravated robbery of the Hamilton Subway Restaurant located on Greenwood Street on the evening of Saturday 26 July.
Shortly after 7:30pm a man entered the restaurant demanding money and stating that he had a firearm. He was handed some cash and ran off.

Hamilton Police have tonight arrested and charged a 25 year old man with 2 charges of aggravated robbery.

This follows the investigation into the aggravated robbery of both the Greenwood Street Subway Restaurant on the evening of Saturday the 26th July and the aggravated robbery of the New Zealand Postshop in Whangärei on Thursday the 24th July.

Despite making an early arrest in this investigation, Hamilton Police are still interested to hear from any members of the public who may have been in the Greenwood or Bandon Streets areas of Hamilton about 7:30pm on Saturday night.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Sergeant Nick O'Brien of Hamilton Police or if they wish to remain anonymous can contact the Crimestoppers organisation on 0800 555 111.

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