26 Feb 2010

Man due in court after robbery of dairy

10:56 am on 26 February 2010

A man will appear in the Gisborne District Court on Friday following an armed robbery in Wairoa.

Police say yesterday afternoon a man walked into a dairy and demanded money.

The owner told them he brandished a firearm and left with $190 in cash.

The Armed Offenders squad from Gisborne travelled to Wairoa, and surrounded a house where they believed the suspect was.

A man, 25, was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery.