5 Feb 2015

Man charged after tourist robbery

4:27 pm on 5 February 2015

A man has been charged following a robbery on a tourist in Nelson early yesterday morning.

Police have charged an 18-year-old man with aggravated robbery after a German tourist was robbed on Rutherford Street in the central city.

They said some of the victim's property had been recovered.

The accused was expected to appear in the Nelson District Court today but police were still looking for a second person involved in the robbery.