Arrests following Hawke’s Bay robbery
Police have arrested two teens following an aggravated
robbery at a franchise restaurant in Waipukurau.
aged 17 and 18, were arrested yesterday in relation to the
incident on Herbert Street about 8pm on Sunday 28
They are due to appear in Hastings Youth Court today
charged with aggravated robbery.
The weapons used during
the robbery — a knife and a hammer — have been
recovered, along with money that was stolen.
pleased to have made swift
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