News from NZ Police
Hutt Valley Police caught three burglars in the act yesterday afternoon, thanks to assistance from the public.
Around 2pm Police received a call that three people had broken into a property in Woburn and made off with a bicycle.
Police responded, immediately apprehending one of the offenders. The two others ran off through other properties.
Members of the public helped officers by keeping an eye on the offenders and providing information on their direction of travel.
The two other offenders were located a short distance away and all three, aged 16, 18 and 19, have been taken into custody.
The bicycle has also been recovered and will be returned to its owner.
Police thank the public for their assistance in catching these three offenders and returning stolen property to its rightful owner.