NZ police arrest two in Gisborne after spate of tagging

Two men have been arrested in Gisborne in relation to a recent spate of tagging in the town.

The men, aged 19 and 20, have been charged with wilful damage.

The 20-year-old man is also facing charges of possession of cannabis and possession of an offensive weapon.

A number of properties in the CBD and wider industrial area have been damaged by tagging over the last two months, causing significant distress to business owners.

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