Update: Elderly Woman Robbed In Palmerston North
Manawatu Police have made an arrest following the robbery
of an 82-year-old woman in central Palmerston North on
Saturday 30 May.
A 14-year-old youth has been charged
with robbery and is due to appear in the Palmerston North
Youth Court on Wednesday 10 June.
The victim sustained
a broken arm and was taken to Palmerston North Hospital for
She is now recovering at home.
are not seeking anyone else in relation to this
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Whenever a political scandal breaks, party leaders have two basic options. They can confess to being in boots and all, and try to brazen it out : nothing to see here, move on. This tended to be the John Key approach. Very hard to pull that off in this case, given that it involved violating the privacy of sick New Zealanders for party political gain.
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