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Two youths arrested for robbery at Napier supermarket

"Two youths arrested for robbery at Napier supermarket "

Please attribute to Detective Sergeant Darren Pritchard:

Two 16-year-olds will appear in the Hastings District Court tomorrow following a brazen robbery at a Napier supermarket this evening.

At approximately 5.45pm tonight the youths were seen acting suspiciously outside the Green Meadows Four Square in Gloucester Street.

A concerned witness called Police, who arrived quickly, and in time to see the offenders running from the store.

Both youths, a male and a female, had presented weapons during the robbery.

The pair were tracked by a Police dog and handler and apprehended nearby.

This crime has left a customer badly shaken but physically unhurt.

The outcome is a direct result from outstanding assistance from the public that allowed prompt Police attendance and the apprehension of those responsible. We are truly grateful for this help.

ENDS

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