Teen Arrested Over Hastings Robbery

Publish Date
Monday, 4 July 2016, 7:28AM

Police have arrested a young woman in relation to an aggravated robbery on Heretaunga Street East on Saturday the 25th June.

The arrest comes after a 77-year-old male ended up in hospital with serious injuries after offenders allegedly broke into his home, assaulted him and stole his vehicle.

The 17–year-old handed herself into Police on Saturday and has been charged with aggravated robbery and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

She will be appearing in Hastings District Court today.

Police are still making enquiries to locate other offenders involved in the attack.

If anyone has information that may help in the investigation they can contact Hawkes Bay Police on 06 381 0700.

Alternatively information can be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.