Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Witnesses To Street Robbery Sought

Witnesses To Street Robbery Sought


Kaitaia Police are appealing for information about a street robbery that took place in Kaitaia on Sunday (November 25) evening.

About 6.30pm a 14-year-old Kaitaia girl was walking along Commerce Street when she was approached by an older woman and a male associate who was riding a pushbike.

The woman approached the victim and grabbed a distinctive 'Monster' snapback cap from her head. The hat had been purchased, from out of the area, the day before and Police say it is highly likely to be the only one of its kind in the Kaitaia area.

The 'Monster' labeled hat is described as black with a large bright green fluorescent 'M' on the front of the cap. It also had numerous multicolored 'M's around the hat, including the underside of the peak and around the brim of the cap.


When she asked for her hat back the victim was allegedly assaulted by the man and woman. They took more personal items from the girl and then fled the scene. The victim was admitted to Kaitaia Hospital with a suspected broken arm and minor bruising about the head and face.

Detective Sergeant Beatson of the Kaitaia CIU says Police are very concerned about the attack, are treating the matter seriously and want to find the people responsible.

Mr Beatson is asking any witnesses to the attack to come forward.
"We understand some passers-by stopped to see if the victim was ok during or immediately following the incident. However, because the victim was upset and disorientated members of the public were unable to provide her with assistance. We want to speak to these people, and any other witnesses who saw the incident unfold”.

Mr Beatson says the hat that was stolen was distinctive and Police would also like to hear from members of the public who believe they have seen it.

"It was shiny and brand new. A friend, family member, or neighbour has most likely seen the pair (offenders) with the hat, so we also want to hear from these people”

Anyone with information on the assault and robbery can contact the Kaitaia Police on 09 408 6500 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Parliament Today:

Parliament Restarts: Prime Minister’s Statement

Our policy agenda and legislative programme will reflect the Government’s four priorities: • to responsibly manage the Government’s finances • to build a more competitive and productive economy • to deliver better public services to New Zealanders, an • to support the rebuilding of Christchurch. More>>

ALSO:

NZEI Survey Report: Special Needs Students Missing Out

The survey revealed that around 16 percent of students were on schools’ special needs registers, but nearly 90 percent of schools’ special needs coordinators did not believe there was adequate support for students and their learning... More>>

ALSO:

Interim Report: Waitangi Tribunal On Ture Whenua Legislation

Labour on Proposed changes to Maori land rules: “To have Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson dismiss findings as ‘bizarre’ is totally disingenuous and disrespectful. What’s bizarre is Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell stubbornly pushing through this Bill before the Waitangi Tribunal has even completed its report..." More>>

ALSO:

Spy Update: Appointment Of GCSB Acting Director

GCSB Chief Legal Advisor Lisa Fong will become the Acting Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) from 15 February 2016, Minister Responsible for the GCSB Christopher Finlayson announced today. More>>

Protests Close Roads: TPP Signed In Auckland

“TPP was signed by Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Viet Nam.” More>>

ALSO:

Emails Behind 'Diplomatic Immunity' Case: Whitehead Report Released

“As previously indicated the conclusions reached by Mr Whitehead’s investigation are not unexpected but they are very disappointing,” Mr Mccully says. “At the heart of the matter is a single email, along with procedural shortcomings, which gave Malaysian officials the impression it would be acceptable for Mr Rizalman to return to Malaysia." More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Treaty/TPP Overlap, And Iowa

The fears about the ISDS provisions in the Trans Pacific Partnership deal are well-founded. The reality is that there is a sharp uptick in the occurrence of ISDS litigation in developed countries, and even the right wing likes of The Economist have been souring on the process for some time. More>>

ALSO:

Christchurch Red Zone Offers: Fresh High Court Proceedings

Grant Cameron, Solicitor for the Quake Outcasts said “the action seeks judicial review of the Crown’s recent decision to make a fresh offer to purchase properties from uninsured property owners in red zones. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news