14yo charged after robbery in Nelson carpark

NEW ZEALAND - JULY 05:  As night falls the Armed Offenders squad assess the situation at the road block at Taipo Road in the rural Manuwatu township of Rongotea after an armed 16 year old local man shot one policewoman in the leg as she tried to flee and the another policeman was shot in the stomach and head and later died. Heavy Police presence is in the township.  (Photo by Graeme Brown/Getty Images)
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Nelson police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery Saturday evening in a Nelson carpark.

Around 8:20pm, four young people were attacked and robbed by a larger group youths. Two of the victims required treatment at Nelson Hospital.

A 14-year-old has been charged with aggravated robbery and is to appear in the Nelson Youth Court. Police are still making inquiries to locate the remaining offenders.

There were members of the public using the car park around the time of the robbery yesterday evening, and police ask anyone who saw what happened to get in touch.

Information can be passed to Nelson police on (03) 546 3840, or alternatively Crimestoppers, anonymously if necessary, on 0800 555 111.

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