Second arrest in relation to Hastings aggravated robbery
"Second arrest in relation to Hastings aggravated robbery
Police have arrested a second man in relation to the
aggravated robbery of Magpies Bar in King Street, Hastings
on 1 June.
The 31-year-old Hastings man was arrested in
Wellington yesterday, and appeared in Wellington District
Court today on charges of aggravated robbery and unlawful
possession of a firearm.
A 32-year-old Hastings man who
Police took into custody on the day of the robbery is also
facing a charge of aggravated robbery.
He is remanded in
custody and is due to appear in Hastings District Court
again on 26
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