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17 Nov 2019 22:43
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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    A 42-year-old man is in custody after a run of early morning vehicle thefts and burglaries

    A 42-year-old man is in custody after a run of early morning vehicle thefts and burglaries


    Police believe the man robbed a service station in Ashburton around 4.30am - in a stolen vehicle.

    They say he then drove through a number of South Canterbury towns - ramming a security guard vehicle and police car.

    Police say the man committed a second burglary before setting both stolen vehicles on fire.

    A third vehicle was later pulled over on Gloucester Street in Christchurch... and a second man was taken into custody.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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