Arrest made following BOP robbery last year

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Police have arrested a 25-year-old male member of the Comanchero gang in relation to an aggravated robbery that happened in last year.

The aggravated robbery, and subsequent alleged assault of a police officer happened in the Mount Maunganui on July 20 2018.

A police spokesperson says two other males were earlier charged in relation to the incident.

“This morning police carried out a search warrant at an address in Waiuku.

“A significant amount of methamphetamine was located at the address.

“The 25-yearold man was expected to appear in the Manukau District Court today, charged with aggravated robbery and assaulting police.”

Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Greene says enquiries remain ongoing and police cannot rule out further charges or arrests.

“As the matter is before the courts, police are not in a position to comment further.”

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