Countdown armed robbers charged

Last updated 09:02 04/01/2013

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Police have arrested and charged two men in connection with the armed robberies of two Manawatu Countdown supermarkets.

An 18 year-old and 22 year-old will face charges relating to the armed robberies of Broadway Countdown on December 23 and Feilding Countdown on December 27.

Detective Sergeant Ashley Gurney said was likely they would also face charges at a later date for the armed robbery of Kelvin Grove Countdown on December 23.

Gurney thanked members of the public for their help in the investigation.

The two men will appear in court today.

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- Manawatu Standard

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