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Robbery Suspect Arrested

Robbery Suspect Arrested - Hillcrest, Hamilton - Waikato

Hamilton Police have made a third arrest for the Video Ezy Hillcrest aggravated robbery which occurred on Wednesday the 7th October.

A 33 year old Hamilton man will appear in the Hamilton District Court this morning.

With the assistance of the Waikato Armed Offenders Squad police executed a search warrant at a Hamilton address and located the man.

Detective Senior Sergeant Ross PATTERSON said that two men appeared in the Hamilton District Court on Friday charged with other offences as well as aggravated Robbery for their part in the incident on Wednesday night.

A sole gunman entered the store on Wednesday night presenting a firearm and demanding cash before leaving in a vehicle with the assistance of others.

Mr PATTERSON said that despite the arrests, police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area of the Hillcrest Shops on Wednesday night around 8.40pm that have any information that may assist the investigation.

Contact can be made with Acting Detective Sergeant MCRAE of the Hamilton CIB on 07 858 6200.”

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