Thursday Jul 17
Armed robberies alarming
On July 1, a couple were threatened with what was believed to be a weapon outside Te Takere in Levin.
Charles Cooke, 97
He married Agnes Sutter on Nov. 8, 1941, and she is deceased. He has four children, Carol Shults of Mansfield, Linda Gundrum of Shelby, Fred Cooke of Shelby, and Sue Daniel of Tiro.
Dairy owner gives takings to robber
Levin dairy owner Jayesh Patel has chased robbers away before but when a man pulled a machete while three customers were in the store, his first thought was for their safety.
Dairy robbed at knifepoint
Detective Richard Morse said a man entered a dairy on Tiro Tiro Rd at about 8.10pm yesterday, pulled out a knife and demanded money from the attendant behind the counter.