Two teenage boys were arrested on Monday for burglary after a scooter was stolen from a property in Redwood St, police say.
The 13-year-old and 14-year-old students were arrested at 4pm after being disturbed by the homeowner and fleeing on a bicycle, said constable Andrew Holdaway, of Blenheim.
The boys dumped the bicycle in a property on the corner of Muller Rd and Houldsworth St and ran away, he said.
Police caught up with them a short time later. They have been referred to the Youth Aid Section.
Police arrested three more people on Monday.
A 25-year-old man, a vineyard worker, was arrested at 12.05pm for breaching his release conditions.
The man was held in custody to appear in the Blenheim District Court yesterday.
A 26-year-old man, a vineyard worker, was arrested at 1.20pm for shoplifting clothes from The Warehouse in Blenheim, Mr Holdaway said.
A 14-year-old boy was arrested for assault after his 9-year-old brother was punched during a domestic-related incident at a house in Maxwell Rd.
The boy, a student, was arrested at 8.25pm and was referred to the Youth Aid Section, Mr Holdaway said.
- The Marlborough Express