NZ police arrest man after Napier robbery

A man has been arrested in Kāpiti this morning in relation to the aggravated robbery of a Napier retail premise yesterday afternoon.

Police were notified just before 2pm yesterday of a robbery at a retail premise on Gloucester St, Greenmeadows.

A man allegedly entered the store holding an axe and threatened staff before taking a quantity of cash and cigarettes. He fled the scene prior to Police arrival.

No one was injured in the incident.

A 32-year-old man was located at a Paraparaumu address early this morning and is due to appear in the Porirua District Court today facing charges of aggravated robbery and breaching conditions.

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