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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Police have arrested a 19-year-woman this afternoon, who is believed to be responsible for four robberies at retail premises in Christchurch.

The first allegedly occurred on Bealey Avenue just before 7pm last night.

A further three allegedly happened today on:

  • Ilam Road, Bryndwr – reported to Police just before 11.30am
  • Hills Road, Edgeware – reported to Police just after 12pm
  • Worcester Street, Linwood – reported to Police just after 1.30pm.

Nobody was injured as a result of these incidents however cash and tobacco products were allegedly stolen.

Charges are being considered and the women is expected to appear in the Christchurch District Court tomorrow.


Issued by Police Media Centre