13 Jul 2018

15yo arrested after Napier service station robbery

2:34 pm on 13 July 2018

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a service station robbery in Napier this morning.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police said a number of offenders entered the service station on Taradale Road around 2am.

Detective Sergeant Darren Pritchard said a store attendant was assaulted and the offenders ran off with cash and cigarettes.

He said the store attendant was not seriously injured.

The arrested teenager was due to make an appearance in the Hastings District Court today.

Detective Pritchard said they were still searching for the outstanding offenders.