1 Nov 2014

Arrest over Invercargill armed robbery

2:15 pm on 1 November 2014

A-27-year old Invercargill man has been arrested and charged in relation to the armed robbery of a 4 Square dairy in Otatara yesterday.

The masked man entered the store just before 2pm, pointed a gun at the shop assistant, and demanded money before fleeing with cash.

The local primary school was in lock-down for part of yesterday as police searched for the man.

He was due to appear in the Invercargill District Court on Monday on a Charge of Aggravated Robbery.