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Police in Tonga arrest two men after armed robberies targeting Chinese shops

Police in Tonga have arrested two men and are hunting another after a series of armed robberies targeting Chinese shops.

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Since Saturday four retailers in Nuku’alofa have been hit by machete wielding men. Source: 1 NEWS

Since Saturday four retailers in the capital Nuku'alofa have been hit by machete wielding men wearing face masks.

Police arrested a 23-year-old yesterday and recovered some of the stolen goods and cash, as well as one of the weapons allegedly used.

A second man was arrested this morning.

Both have been charged with armed robbery.