A man has been charged over a Northland home invasion in
which five masked and armed men entered a house and assaulted
A 27-year-old was arrested in Auckland last week, following
the incident in Tinopai in June.
He has been charged with aggravated robbery, kidnapping,
wounding with intent, and aggravated burglary.
The man was remanded in custody to reappear in Dargaville
District Court on October 16.
Three adults and two teenage boys were in the Tinopai Rd
house when the incident took place on Sunday, June 8, around
The balaclava-clad robbers were all carrying weapons, with
one carrying a firearm, police said at the time.
The occupants were assaulted before one of them escaped and
ran to a neighbour for help. They were later taken to
Whangarei Hospital with minor and moderate injuries.
Police are still looking for some offenders and appealed to
the public for information.
Anyone with information was asked to contact Dargaville
police on 09 439 3400 or anonymously contact Crimestoppers on
0800 555 111.