BUR­GLAR­IES ON THE RISE

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Toko­roa Po­lice have at­tended 86 in­ci­dents with a fo­cus on bur­glar­ies. As a re­sult two, 17-year-old men have been ar­rested and charged with bur­glary in sep­a­rate in­ci­dents.

Se­nior Sergeant Ja­son Hen­der­son said the in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on-go­ing and lay­ing fur­ther charges have not been ruled out.

‘‘In both th­ese in­stances the com­mu­nity as­sisted greatly with timely re­ports of sus­pi­cious be­hav­iour and de­scrip­tions of those in­volved.

‘‘This is an ex­cel­lent ex­am­ple of ‘‘Safer Com­mu­ni­ties To­gether’’ in ac­tion and I would like to ex­tend my thanks to all those in­volved.’’

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