Updated: 6:38am – Two men are facing charges of aggravated robbery after a Masterton liquor shop was robbed at gunpoint.
One pointed a pistol at a staff member while the other took the till, before they fled in a waiting car.
The car was located yesterday morning and a 19-year-old and 36-year-old were arrested.
They are set to appear in Masterton District Court today, charged with disqualified driving, methamphetamine possession, and having a taser, in addition to the robbery charges.
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