Youths arrested in Southland

Four youths from Gore have been arrested as police investigate a number of crimes in Southland.

Police said the group, aged 12, 14, 15 and 16, were arrested over a burglary at Stadium Southland in Invercargill, a stolen vehicle from Gore, vehicles broken into at the Woodlands garage and damage to the Woodlands township.

All happened in the early hours of Friday. 

Three youths appeared in the Invercargill Youth Court on Friday afternoon and were remanded on bail to Gore.

The fourth was referred to the Youth Aid Section in Gore.

Police were appealing for any information related to the crimes. People were asked to contact the Invercargill Police Station on (03) 211-0400. 

Information could also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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