Man arrested after armed Tauranga raid

Armed police blocking off Vale Street last night. Photos: Cameron Avery.

Police have arrested three people in relation to the aggravated burglary at a Whakamarama addres.

At about 4.15pm yesterday, police located a vehicle linked to the burglary and stopped it on Takitimu Drive.

"A 26-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman were arrested without incident," says Detective Dwayne Morgan. 

"At about 7pm, police arrested the third offender wanted in relation to this incident, a 29-year-old man, on Vale Street."

The trio will appear in Tauranga District Court today charged with committing burglary with a weapon.


There are no comments on this article.

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to make a comment. Login Now
Opinion Poll

Do you think offering free bus services to school students will help reduce traffic on the roads?


Bay Today

Sunset over Tauranga Bridge Marina. Photo: Linda Howe.

Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty.