Three arrests after aggravated robbery in Masterton


Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Three youths were arrested yesterday after a serious robbery in Masterton.

Police received a report of the robbery on Hoogstraat just before 8 p.m. last night.

A group of trespassers broke into a dairy and threatened the dairy farmer before stealing the cash register.

There were no injuries in the incident.

Police are now appealing to anyone in the area for information about the incident.

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A statement said investigations into the incident were ongoing and further arrests could not be ruled out.

“If you witnessed anyone acting suspiciously in the area around that time, or if you have any information about those involved, please get in touch,” it added.

You must call 105 or make a report online via Update My Report, stating event number P053381771.

“Information can also be shared anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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