Whakatane police have today arrested two men in relation to the aggravated robbery of Mananui Dairy, in Whakatane, last Saturday morning.

A 17-year-old and 19-year-old were arrested this afternoon after search warrants were carried out at addresses linked to the robbery.

Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Standen said items suspected of being used in the robbery were located, along with drugs and a firearm.

Two men will appear in the Whakatane District Court tomorrow.


Police said the arrests were the result of a thorough investigation that was greatly assisted by our community providing information and support.