Two men and a teenager are responsible for a spate of aggravated robberies in Christchurch over the last month.,
An 18 year old, a 35 year old and a 36 year old have been arrested and appeared in court over the crime wave.
Two houses on Ranfulry Street were targeted in the aggravated attacks, as were six different businesses.
Amongst the affected businesses were Burger King Shirley, Liqourland Fitzgerald Avenue, Countdown Northlands, and Z Energy Cartlon Corner.
The three appeared in the Christchurch District Court yesterday and will reappear tomorrow.