24 Dec 2009

Two in court over kidnap of elderly woman

1:45 pm on 24 December 2009

Two women are due to appear in the Auckland District Court accused of the kidnap and robbery of an elderly woman on Friday.

The women, both aged 26, were arrested on Wednesday night. They are charged with aggravated robbery and kidnapping.

Police are still looking for a third woman.

The woman, 82, was shopping in West Tamaki Road on Friday when she was abducted and taken to Glen Innes where she was told to withdraw cash from an ATM and abandoned in a car park.