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Arrest after attempt to rob dairy

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 30/07/2016

A 24-year-old man will appear in Christchurch District Court on Monday after an attempted robbery of a dairy.

The man tried to rob a dairy on Opawa Road shortly after 8am on Saturday and fled in a car, police say.

Police set up a cordon and captured him, and two firearms and a hatchet were found in the car.

The man will appear on two assault with intent to rob charges, two unlawful possession of a firearm charges, and one possession of a restricted weapon offence.

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