Quick action by officers in the Southern Division, K-9 and officers from the Raiwaqa Police Station has led to the arrest of three juveniles, alleged to have assaulted a couple before robbing them.
The incident occurred in Raiwai yesterday morning when the victim was returning from a shop when he was allegedly attacked by a group of youths.
The victims wife who was sitting inside a taxi with their daughter came out to assist her husband when she was allegedly assaulted before they robbed her of her phone.
It is alleged that they then grabbed a bag from their daughter who was seated inside the car before fleeing the scene.
Full recovery of the stolen items has also been made.
The three are being questioned as investigations continue.