Thieves in custody after shop break-in

Last updated 13:00 27/02/2013

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Two men arrested after West End clothing shop Ula was broken into on Friday morning have appeared in court and were remanded in custody ahead of their next court appearance.

Unemployed Te Kani Arukirau Morrell, 37, appeared in the Blenheim District Court on Monday on a charge of entering the Ula shop with intent to commit a crime and was remanded in custody to appear in the Christchurch District Court on March 4.

His co-accused and brother Shannon Morrell, 30, a metal moulder of Brooklands, Christchurch, was remanded to reappear in the Blenheim District Court on March 11.

He was also remanded in custody.

Police managed to recover most of the property stolen in the burglary.

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