Accused dairy robber held in custody

February 4, 2015 | By More

Police car-Sept2013-02A 22-year-old was charged with aggravated robbery of a dairy in Aranui and denied bail in the Christchurch District Court today.

The charges allege that Jermaine Ruru, an Aranui steel fixer, was with a co-offender armed with a hammer when the dairy employee was threatened, and two men left with cash and cigarettes on January 31.

Judge Tony Couch said the charge was serious, and the co-offender wielding the hammer had yet to be positively identified.

He remanded Ruru in custody for a video-link appearance from the prison on February 26.

 

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