Arrest over Hutt service station robberies
A 22-year-old man accused of robbing two Lower Hutt service stations at knifepoint will appear in court today.
Police said they arrested the man on Friday and charged him with the aggravated robbery of BP Waiwhetu on Whites Line East and Caltex VIC on the corner of High St and Brunswick St on August 1.
He appeared in court on Saturday and was remanded in custody to appear again today.
– with NZPA
Great to see that this individual has been caught. It appears aggravated robbery in the Hutt Valley is on the rise in these tough ecnomic times.
Or is it always like this in the Hutt Valley? Crime seems to be the most posted item on HuttNZ.