13yo arrested in relation to Napier ram-raid

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A 13-year-old has been arrested in relation to a ram-raid burglary that happened at a Napier business earlier on Wednesday.

The arrest followed the execution of a search warrant at a Cranby Crescent property on Wednesday afternoon, police said in a statement.

"Police recovered a number of stolen items at the address, and seized a small number of cannabis plants," they said.

"Police believe a number of other youths were involved in the ram raid and enquiries are ongoing to identify and locate them."

Anyone with information that could help police is asked to get in touch via the 105 phone service or online at https://www.police.govt.nz/use-105, using update my report. Please reference file number 230111/7697.

Information can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.