Car-jacking accused pleads not guilty in Auckland District Court
A teenager accused of the violent carjacking of an elderly woman has pleaded not guilty to aggravated robbery and will stand trial.
Lily Pritchard-Davis, 17, faces a raft of charges following an alleged attack on 65-year-old Nancy Voon, who was hospitalised after being assaulted and dragged from her car as she waited for her son in a Panmure parking lot in September.
She suffered a broken nose, concussion, broken teeth and bruising to her face.
Pritchard-Davis was charged with a range of offences including aggravated robbery and stealing Voon's car.
At the Auckland District Court on Wednesday Pritchard-Davis appeared through audio visual link after being remanded in custody at an earlier appearance.
She laughed and waved to family in the public gallery, prompting Judge Jonathan Moses to warn her to be quiet or he'd turn the visual link off.
Pritchard-Davis' lawyer Peter Dean entered not guilty pleas on her behalf and she was remanded in custody to reappear at a Crown case review in February.
He indicated an electronically monitored bail application would be made for her in two weeks.