18 Jan 2018

Police arrest teens over pizza robbery

4:08 pm on 18 January 2018

Three teenagers have been arrested over the armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver in Napier.

Close up of a police officer at an incident on a residential street. 6 July 2016.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

The man was attacked in the Quality Inn carpark on Hastings Street on Sunday.

A 14-year-old and 15-year-old were charged with aggravated robbery, and a 13-year-old was referred to Youth Aid.

Police said they were still seeking two others and wanted anyone who may have seen the group around Hastings Street about 11pm on Sunday night to come forward.

The 22-year-old victim was recovering with the support of friends.