Man arrested over train tagging

KAY BLUNDELL
KAPITI REPORTER
Last updated 17:01 27/07/2012

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A 41-year-old man Kapiti man has been charged with eight counts of intentional damage in relation to tagging trains parked the Waikanae railway station stabling yard.

Sergeant Jackie Muir said the charges related to intentional damage to train carriages between May 29 and July 26.

"Damage such as graffiti to train carriages costs Kiwi Rail a considerable amount of money and resources," Ms Muir said.

The man is scheduled to appear in Porirua District Court for his first appearance next week.

Contact Kay Blundell
Kapiti reporter
Email: kay.blundell@dompost.co.nz

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