Man arrested in relation to Hamilton bank robbery

Update: 1:53PM HAMILTON: A 28-YEAR-old man has been arrested in connection with the ASB Bank robbery in Hamilton yesterday.

Detective Sergeant Scott Neilson of Hamilton Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) said the man was arrested overnight and charged with aggravated robbery.

He said the man was due to appear in the Hamilton District Court today.

Det Sgt Neilson thanked members of the public for their assistance that helped Police make a quick arrest.

Police were called to the ASB Bank at the Base Shopping Centre around 12:25pm yesterday to reports that a man had presented a note to counter staff and made threats before making off with an amount of cash and fleeing the scene in a vehicle. 

Earlier report:

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