NZ police arrest two for Thames burglaries

Two people have been arrested in relation to two daytime burglaries in Thames on Monday.

Today, Police investigating the burglaries conducted search warrants in central Thames, leading to the arrest of two males, aged 15 and 20.

During one of the burglaries, an elderly man was assaulted after interrupting the alleged offenders.

He sustained a serious arm injury.

Makeup, electronics and alcohol were stolen from the two addresses, however some items have been recovered.

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