2 Mar 2009

Pair arrested over armed robery for sweets

10:17 pm on 2 March 2009

Police have arrested two teenagers in relation to the armed robbery of an Auckland dairy for sweets and ice-cream.

Three youths armed with a pistol also took money and cigarettes in the robbery in the suburb of Sandringham on Saturday.

Police say the teenagers arrested on Monday will appear in the Youth Court on Tuesday.

Police are following strong leads in their search for a third person.