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Arrest in relation to Rotorua aggravated robber

"Arrest in relation to Rotorua aggravated robbery"

Please attribute to Detective Leonie Smith, Rotorua CIB:

Rotorua Police executed a number of search warrants this morning in relation to the aggravated robbery of the Te Ngae Road BP on 10 December 2018.

A 33-year-old man has been charged with aggravated robbery and will appear in Rotorua District Court on 10 January.

A second man, aged 39, will also appear on unrelated matters.

A firearm used in the robbery has not been recovered and Police enquiries are continuing.

Police would like to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Lynmore Junction/Isles Road at around 2am on 10 December.

If you can help, please call Rotorua Police on 07 349 9400.

Information can also be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

ENDS


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