Police pushing for CCTV system
We received five reports of car and various shop windows being smashed over the weekend.
It’s a bit of a shame that we still don’t have the CCTV system up and running in the central business district as if it was we could have apprehended the people responsible quite easily.
In saying that we do however have an idea of who a few of those involved were and inquiries are ongoing to ensure those
‘‘It's a bit of a shame that we still don't have the CCTV system up and running.’’
responsible are held to account.
If you have any information about these incidents contact the station on 885 0100 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
There were 19 family harm incidents for the week. Four of these resulted in people being arrested which were in relation to them assaulting other people, making threats, and causing damage to property.
There were three burglaries over the week and a 36-year-old Tokoroa local has been arrested for his involvement in two of them.
This was due to people calling us at the time who witnessed it. It is much appreciated and allowed us to get him off the street.
He is due to appear in court.