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Police make swift arrest after Hamilton bank robbery

Police make swift arrest in relation to Hamilton bank robbery

To be attributed to Detective Sergeant Scott Neilson, Hamilton CIB.

Police have arrested a 28 year old man in connection with a bank robbery in Hamilton.

Police were called to the ASB Bank at the Base Shopping Centre around 12:25pm yesterday, 15 March, to reports that a man had presented a note to counter staff and made threats before making off with an amount of cash and fleeing the scene in a vehicle.

The man was arrested overnight and charged with aggravated robbery.

He is due to appear in the Hamilton District Court today.

Police would like to thank the community for their assistance with the investigation, which has helped Police bring about a quick arrest.

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