NZ police charge man with making false statement

As stated by Detective Senior Sergeant Nadene Richmond, Waitemata Police

A 25-year-old man has been arrested and charged after allegedly making a false statement to Police about his prohibited firearms being stolen.

Last Thursday at about 10pm, Police received a report of a burglary at a property in Coatesville, Auckland.

The man claimed his garage had been broken into and the offenders had gained access to his gun safe, stealing two firearms – a 9mm pistol and a rifle – the night before.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.