Arrest made after robbery – Collingwood Street at Nelson

Nelson Police have arrested 22-year-old man following a robbery in Nelson on Saturday.

Police were called about 3.15pm on Saturday after a man allegedly entered a commercial premises on Collingwood Street and demanded items, before fleeing on a motorbike along with an associate.

The 22-year-old is due to appear in the Nelson District Court today on several charges including aggravated robbery and unlawfully taking a motorcycle.

Police are following active lines of inquiry to locate the second offender.

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