Two men charged over Lower Hutt aggravated robbery in which fake gun was brandished




A pair of men have been arrested over an aggravated robbery at a home in Lower Hutt in which a replica pistol was brandished overnight.

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Police car (File picture).

Source: 1 NEWS

Police say two men, aged 32 and 31, approached a Lower Hutt address around midnight and threatened the occupant, who they knew, with a firearm.

The pair were apprehended by police close-by to the address, and a replica pistol was recovered.

The 31-year-old man was also charged with possession of a meth pipe and an offensive weapon.

The two men will appear in the Hutt Valley District Court today jointly charged with aggravated robbery.

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