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Police arrest anti-royalist at Britomart – “preparing to commit a crime”

Posted By lindsay On November 12, 2012 @ 2:58 pm In Latest Headlines,Police,PressRelease | No Comments

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Today’s crowd in Lower Queen Street waiting for the royal couple to arrive

News from NZ Police
Police arrested a 74-year-old Mangere man near Britomart at 12.40 today. He will appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow charged with preparing to commit a crime, namely assault.

Arresting officers had identified the man as a known anti-royalist who was, when arrested, at a Royal itinerary venue.

Neither of the Royal visitors was in the vicinity at the time.

He was planning to throw horse manure on the royal couple [2]


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[2] He was planning to throw horse manure on the royal couple: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10846982

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