Two teenagers arrested in relation to aggravated robbery in Merivale

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Oct 07, 2022 |

Christchurch Police have arrested two teenagers in

relation to an aggravated robbery in Merivale.

Three masked men brandishing hammers robbed Peterson jewellery store on Papanui Rd in Merivale on 3 October, in broad daylight, making their getaway in a stolen vehicle.

The two men, both aged 19, have been charged with aggravated robbery police said.

One is also charged with unlawfully getting into a motor vehicle.

They are scheduled to appear in Christchurch District Court today.

Police said enquiries to identify a third person involved in the robbery are ongoing.

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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