Tag: knife

Knife chase woman ‘wants to change’

July 6, 2018 | By More
Knife chase woman ‘wants to change’

A young woman who chased three people down the street while brandishing a knife says she does not like the person she has become.

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Pharmacy robber handed over knife

May 14, 2018 | By More
Pharmacy robber handed over knife

An armed pharmacy robber said he meant business, but he handed over the knife he was holding when shop staff asked him to, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Woman admits wanting to kill

April 12, 2018 | By More
Woman admits wanting to kill

A 20-year-old woman who was brandishing a kitchen knife when she chased three people for 200m along a Burwood street, told police that she wanted to kill them.

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Suppression granted for Merivale murder accused

April 9, 2018 | By More
Suppression granted for Merivale murder accused

A 54-year-old Aranui man accused of the murder of a woman in Merivale at the weekend has been granted name suppression at the request of the police, and defence.

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Facebook phone robberies alleged

November 6, 2017 | By More
Facebook phone robberies alleged

A man alleged to be Aranui’s Facebook phone flogger was remanded in custody on five aggravated robbery charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Knife attacks on eve of wedding alleged

July 5, 2017 | By More
Knife attacks on eve of wedding alleged

The night before a planned wedding, the bride went hunting for the groom, armed with a knife and accompanied by Bandidos gang associates.

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Crown drops knife-point confrontation allegation

April 10, 2017 | By More
Crown drops knife-point confrontation allegation

The Crown has dropped an important detail about the knife-point robbery of a secondhand bookshop ahead of the robber’s sentencing which is now set for May.

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Repeat armed robber faces long jail term

March 29, 2017 | By More
Repeat armed robber faces long jail term

A man will serve all of a four-and-a-half year jail term for the knife-point robbery of two Christchurch taxi drivers, which probably netted just over $200.

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Pursuit driver admits charges

March 10, 2017 | By More
Pursuit driver admits charges

A driver involved in a police pursuit through Edgeware and Shirley last year is in custody awaiting sentence after admitting 14 charges.

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Knife-point robbery of book shop admitted

February 23, 2017 | By More
Knife-point robbery of book shop admitted

A St Albans man has admitted the remarkable $42 armed robbery of a second-hand bookshop, but disputes the facts about the knife-point hold-up.

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