1 Feb 2012

Funeral food stolen

2:59 pm on 1 February 2012

Police in Waihi are investigating the theft of food from a funeral venue.

The War Memorial Hall there was broken into on Monday night and food prepared for a funeral taken.

Senior Sergeant Rex Night says Waihi is shocked by the crime.

He says that reaction helped lead to the arrest of a man for receiving. Another man has been found and charged with burglary.

Two boys were also identified and referred to Youth Aid.