10 Dec 2018

Two men appear in court following Hamilton robbery

12:51 pm on 10 December 2018

Two men will appear in the Hamilton District Court today following a robbery in the city last month.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

The River Road Food Market was robbed on 30 November by two people armed with a screwdriver and knife.

Police said the owner of the shop was not hurt and the two people took cigarettes and cash before fleeing in a stolen vehicle.

Both men have been charged with aggravated robbery.

A 21-year-old man has also been charged with the unlawful taking of two vehicles, while a 20-year-old has been charged with unlawfully getting in to two vehicles.