Girl of 15 Threatened With Pistol To Her Head
Armed offenders squad officers were called to Clendon, a
suburb of Manukau City, yesterday after a gang of youths
threatened a 15 year old girl with a pistol.
A member of
the gang held the pistol to the girl’s head.
the gang threatened to kill the girl but she managed to
escape from the Clendon Park house and alerted the
Armed offenders squad officers moved into the
suburb and took four people away for questioning. Police are
still trying to locate the
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