A man has been arrested and charged following an aggravated robbery at a Wellington bar, Sunday 6 August.
At around 9:30pm, two men drove up and walked into the Strathmore Local on Strathmore Avenue, and allegedly threatened workers with a knife and a bat. Cash was stolen.
This morning, Police including CIB and the armed offenders squad executed a search warrant at a residential address in Strathmore Park.
A 45-year-old man was due to appear in Wellington District Court today, 16 September, on charges of aggravated robbery.
‘Police would like to thank the members of the public who provided information which has helped to advance this investigation,’ said Acting Detective Senior Sergeant, James Stewart, Wellington City Investigations Manager.
‘Wellington CIB are following strong lines of enquiry to identify and hold further offenders to account.’
Police continue to appeal for information that may assist in our investigation. If you have any information, please report it to Police by phoning 105 or online referencing file number 230806/3849.
Alternatively you can report any information anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.