Tag: armed robbery

Pub armed robberies, shootings admitted

June 12, 2017 | By More
Pub armed robberies, shootings admitted

A 23-year-old has admitted the armed robbery of six hotels in Christchurch and South Canterbury, and  shooting two women in a home invasion.

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More armed robbery charges laid

May 29, 2017 | By More
More armed robbery charges laid

A man who police allege shot and wounded a mother and daughter, and robbed hotels while armed, has had five new charges laid against him in the Christchurch District Court.

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Armed robber gets a hug from woman victim

May 24, 2017 | By More
Armed robber gets a hug from woman victim

The woman victim of a “mindless” secondhand bookshop robbery hugged the knife-wielding robber after meeting him before his sentencing and hearing his face-to-face apology.

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Crystal clear robbery pics bring guilty pleas

May 18, 2017 | By More
Crystal clear robbery pics bring guilty pleas

A man clearly caught on security camera doing a service station robbery has pleaded guilty just a week later.

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More charges likely against armed robbery accused

May 11, 2017 | By More
More charges likely against armed robbery accused

Police say more charges are likely against an Ilam man who is now accused of robbing two Canterbury pubs, and a double shooting at Rolleston.

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Jail looms for young robbers, judge warns

April 28, 2017 | By More
Jail looms for young robbers, judge warns

A youth offender will serve an adult jail sentence for two armed raids on the Woolston Night and Day store, after a judge sent a public message about the repeated robberies.

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Christchurch man charged over shooting, robbery

April 20, 2017 | By More
Christchurch man charged over shooting, robbery

A 23-year-old arrested after a double shooting at Rolleston and the armed robbery of the Hotel Ashburton was remanded in custody at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court this afternoon.

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Teenage robbery accused in custody

March 10, 2017 | By More
Teenage robbery accused in custody

A teenager has been refused bail after being charged with the robbery of the Woolston Night and Day store in Ferry Road early on Wednesday morning.

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Hammer-wielding dairy robber jailed

February 16, 2017 | By More
Hammer-wielding dairy robber jailed

A 21-year-old Aranui man has been jailed for four years after admitting being the disguised, hammer-wielding robber who was bravely tackled by a dairy employee.

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Robbery-on-a-bike accused remanded in custody

January 27, 2017 | By More
Robbery-on-a-bike accused remanded in custody

Bail was refused for a 47-year-old man charged with the armed robbery of two Christchurch Kiwibank branches in six days.

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