Teens arrested after Upper Hutt service station robbery

11:33 am on 26 September 2018

Three teenagers have been arrested and charged after an aggravated robbery in Upper Hutt.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Three men entered the Caltex service station on Fergusson Drive in Upper Hutt last night armed with knives and stole cigarettes and cash before leaving in a vehicle.

The driver failed to stop and police pursued the car, which was eventually dumped in Masterton. The three occupants ran off and were later found by police.

An 18-, 17- and 16-year-old were arrested are expected to appear in court today charged with aggravated robbery.