Woman arrested for dairy robbery

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A woman has been arrest following a dairy robbery in Christchurch.

The female entered the Worcester Discounter Dairy on Worcester St, Linwood on Thursday, August 10, at 1:45pm and threatened the shop attendant with a knife, before taking cigarettes and fleeing on foot.

No one was injured, but the victim was understandably shaken.

As a result of assistance from the public in identifying the offender, a 16-year-old female was arrested yesterday in Timaru.

She has been charged with aggravated robbery and is due to appear in Christchurch Youth Court today.

Police want to thank members of the public who assisted.

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