26 Year Old Man Arrested After Bank Robbery in Invercargill

Nov 29, 2019
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Police issued an update:

“Arrest following aggravated robbery, Invercargill”

One person is in custody following an armed robbery at an Invercargill bank earlier today.

Police were called to Don Street about 12.20pm following a report of a man entering the bank with a knife and demanding cash.

No one was injured during the incident.

The man left the premises, then handed himself in at Invercargill station a short time later, and an amount of cash was recovered.

A 26-year-old man was due to appear in Invercargill District Court today on a charge of aggravated robbery.

Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to the incident.

As the matter is now before the courts, Police cannot comment any further.

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An arrest has been made after an alleged attempted robbery of Kiwibank on Don Street earlier today. At approximately 12.20pm on Friday, police were called to the scene after one person, allegedly armed with a knife, demanded money.
Police now have that person in custody and are speaking to them.
The branch is currently closed with note on the door for customers to use the Windsor Kiwibank at Windsor Stationery and Lotto.

photo: whatsoninvers.nz

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