Four youths from Gore have been arrested by police over a number of crimes in Southland.

The four - aged 12, 14, 15 and 16 - were arrested on Friday in relation to a burglary at Stadium Southland in Invercargill, a motor vehicle stolen from Gore, a number of vehicles broken into at the Woodlands garage and damage to the Woodlands township.

All of these offences occurred during the early hours last Friday.

Three of the youths appeared in the Invercargill Youth Court on Friday afternoon and were remanded on bail to Gore.


A fourth was referred to Youth Aid Section in Gore.

If any members of the public have any information relating to the offending, please contact the Invercargill Police Station on 03 211 0400.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.