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Levin home invasion suspects arrested

Tuesday 11 December 2012, 7:43PM
By New Zealand Police
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LEVIN

Armed police from around the central district executed a number of search warrants in Ötaki today (11 December 2012) in relation to the home invasion in Joblins Road, Levin, on the morning of 27 November 2012.

As a result of those warrants, two Ötaki men aged 39 and 41 years-old, have been arrested in relation to the home invasion and jointly charged with aggravated robbery, kidnapping, and aggravated injury.

A third Ötaki man aged 38 years-old was also arrested and charged with unrelated drug offences.

Police are still investigating the matter and are following strong lines of enquiry to identify the three outstanding offenders.

All three men appeared in Levin District Court today and were remanded in custody.

Levin police are still seeking information in regards to the outstanding offenders and encourage anyone who has any information to contact the Levin Police Station on 06 366 0500 or alternatively Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.