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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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Scuffle in court as pizza robbery accused appears

February 17, 2017 | By More
Scuffle in court as pizza robbery accused appears

A man charged with the violent armed robbery of a pizza outlet on Monday night abused the judge and scuffled with police escort staff at his court appearance.

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Custody remand on bookshop armed robbery charge

January 5, 2017 | By More
Custody remand on bookshop armed robbery charge

Bail was refused for a 24-year-old man charged with the armed robbery of a secondhand bookshop in Edgeware yesterday.

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Brave dairy employee tackled robbers

October 6, 2016 | By More
Brave dairy employee tackled robbers

A 21-year-old Aranui man admits he was the disguised, hammer-wielding robber who was bravely tackled by dairy employee Ruchik Patel in Breezes Road.

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Judge warns about street violence dangers

August 31, 2016 | By More
Judge warns about street violence dangers

A Christchurch judge has sent a warning about weapons and street violence, even while he was granting a home detention sentence for a double stabbing by a teenager.

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