In­vaders at­tack home­owner

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing an in­ci­dent in Wa­haroa, where a man woke up dur­ing the night and was con­fronted by two men in his kitchen.

One of the of­fend­ers lashed out, kick­ing the man sev­eral times, be­fore both of­fend­ers fled.

Noth­ing was taken. It ap­pears the of­fend­ers had kicked in a door to en­ter the prop­erty.

Po­lice are fol­low­ing lines of in­quiry in re­la­tion to this in­ci­dent. Within a short time of each other, a 64-year-old man and a 25-year-old man were dealt with for shoplift­ing at a lo­cal su­per­mar­ket. A 20-year-old man will be ap­pear­ing in the Mor­rinsville Dis­trict Court charged with driv­ing with ex­cess blood al­co­hol. A 17-year-old girl was ar­rested and charged in re­la­tion to a rob­bery that oc­curred the pre­vi­ous week­end. A 21-year-old man was ar­rested ap­pear in court that day.

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to A 26-year-old man was ar­rested for male as­saults fe­male fol­low­ing a do­mes­tic-re­lated in­ci­dent that morn­ing. At 6.30pm a 23-year-old man had his car im­pounded and will be ap­pear­ing in Mor­rinsville Dis­trict Court af­ter po­lice saw him do­ing a burnout on Broad­way. In the early hours, po­lice re­ceived a re­port of two peo­ple be­ing as­saulted by a man. As a re­sult, a 23-year-old man was spo­ken to and ar­rested.

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