Ar­rest made in rob­bery in­quiry

South Waikato News - - NEWS -

A 22-year-old lo­cal man has been ar­rested and charged over a pair of ag­gra­vated rob­beries.

Toko­roa Po­lice ar­rested the man be­lieved to be re­spon­si­ble for the rob­beries at Lomond Dairy on July 29 and Kelso Su­perette on Au­gust 12.

The ar­rest came af­ter ex­ten­sive in­quiries and search war­rants ex­e­cuted in Toko­roa over the past week.

De­tec­tive Rick Ru­dolph said that al­though an ar­rest has been made there are still in­quiries to be com­pleted to iden­tify the sec­ond of­fender in­volved in the Lomond Dairy rob­bery, and they would like to hear from any­one who maybe able to as­sist po­lice.

The male is cur­rently in cus­tody and is due to reap­pear in the Toko­roa Dis­trict Court in Septem­ber.

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