NZ police arrest woman after Christchurch robberies

Police have arrested a 19-year-woman this afternoon, who is believed to be responsible for four robberies at retail premises in Christchurch.

The first allegedly occurred on Bealey Avenue just before 7pm last night.

A further three allegedly happened today on:

  • Ilam Road, Bryndwr – reported to Police just before 11.30am
  • Hills Road, Edgeware – reported to Police just after 12pm
  • Worcester Street, Linwood – reported to Police just after 1.30pm.

Nobody was injured as a result of these incidents however cash and tobacco products were allegedly stolen.

Charges are being considered and the women is expected to appear in the Christchurch District Court tomorrow.

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