Police have arrested two teenagers following the burglary of a vape store in Blenheim early on Friday morning.
The store has been targeted three times in the past week, with burglaries reported on the 16th, 17th, and the latest early on the morning of the 24th.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish whether the three incidents are linked.
Police have worked quickly to identify those involved and today arrested two youths. They will be referred through Youth Aid.
‘Our investigation remains ongoing and we are working to identify others involved,’ said Detective Sergeant Lindsay Tilbury, Relieving Area Response Manager for Marlborough.
‘Police and our partners will be working with the families of the young people involved.
‘Police will be increasing our visibility and patrols in the area where this business was targeted. We acknowledge how upsetting this series of offences has been for them.
‘Anyone with information relating to these incidents is asked to contact Police on 105 quoting file number 230324/1513.’
Police have made two more arrests in relation to a series of burglaries at a vape store in Blenheim last week.
The store has been targeted three times in a week with burglaries reported on the 16, 17, and 24 March.
Two people were arrested on Friday 24 March in relation to the burglary that morning, and referred to Youth Aid.
Yesterday, a search warrant was executed at a Blenheim address and a number of items relating to an earlier burglary were recovered.
Two further young people were arrested and referred to Youth Aid.
Police and our partners will be working with the families of the young people involved.
Enquiries into the incidents are ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Police on 105 quoting file number 230324/1513.
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