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Teen admits armed robbery of Templeton dairy

November 10, 2016 | By More
Teen admits armed robbery of Templeton dairy

A teenager has admitted the armed robbery of the Kirk Road dairy in Templeton on September 5.

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Couch-surfing host faces jail time on other charges

November 9, 2016 | By More
Couch-surfing host faces jail time on other charges

Sex charges have been dropped against a former Christchurch couch-surfing host who was accused of preying on tourists, but he faces a likely jail term after being found guilty today on other sex charges.

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Evidence fabricated by teens, defence claims

November 9, 2016 | By More
Evidence fabricated by teens, defence claims

A man accused of posing as a social worker to meet young people claims the teenagers gave fabricated evidence against him at his Christchurch District Court jury trial.

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Warning for teen over infected blood assault

November 8, 2016 | By More
Warning for teen over infected blood assault

A teenager who admitted five assaults – including flicking Hepatitis-infected blood in a woman’s face – has been given a community-based sentence but warned that he must control his temper.

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Teen tells of man ‘being weird’ during home visit

November 8, 2016 | By More
Teen tells of man ‘being weird’ during home visit

A 15-year-old runaway has told of a man who said he was a social worker “being real weird” when he took a group of teenagers to his Aranui house.

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‘Fake’ social worker indecently touched boy, Crown alleges

November 7, 2016 | By More
‘Fake’ social worker indecently touched boy, Crown alleges

A Christchurch man who allegedly pretended to be a social worker to befriend five troubled teens has gone on trial for sexual grooming and indecency with a 13-year-old boy who was part of the group.

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North Canterbury chase driver jailed

November 4, 2016 | By More
North Canterbury chase driver jailed

A man has been jailed for three years for a dangerous high-speed chase across North Canterbury in heavy traffic last September while he was trying to hide from police.

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Barrington ram-raid alleged

November 4, 2016 | By More
Barrington ram-raid alleged

A man facing 10 charges, including an alleged ram-raiding of Anderson and Hill sportswear at Barrington Shopping Centre, was denied bail in the Christchurch District Court.

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‘Cold turkey’ drug offender heading for rehab

November 3, 2016 | By More
‘Cold turkey’ drug offender heading for rehab

A West Coast drug offender who wanted locked up to go “cold turkey” has been wished luck by a judge who has released him into a rehabilitation programme.

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Woman alleges repeated abuse by travelling companion

November 2, 2016 | By More
Woman alleges repeated abuse by travelling companion

A foreign woman spent almost a year travelling New Zealand with a man who is now accused of repeatedly assaulting, tying up, and raping her.

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