Police arrest man and woman in connection to pensioner's robbery

Detectives investigating the robbery of a pensioner in Nelson have made two arrests.

Police have arrested two people
Police have arrested two people

Police were called to the Hallam Road area of the town on August 15th following reports a man and a woman had gone to the 72-year-old male victim’s home at around 10pm, threatened him and demanded money.

Following a number of enquiries, including a public appeal for information, police have now arrested a 37-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man from Nelson on suspicion of robbery.

They have since been released on bail pending further enquires.