Call For Information On Riccarton Robbery
Title: Call For Information On Riccarton Robbery
Police are appealing for witnesses or information in
relation to a robbery at a dairy near Riccarton Racecourse
At about 8.25am on Sunday [13 January], a man
carrying a cricket bat entered the store and demanded money
from the store owner.
A sum of money was taken and the
offender was seen fleeing on foot along Racecourse Road and
over fences between Racecourse Road and Epsom Road.
Detective Gary Absalom says the offender is described as
a man in his late teens or early 20s, about 1.75m (5ft 9in)
tall, of slim build and with short peroxide-blonde hair.
He was wearing a grey hooded top, black pants and
carrying a cricket.
"It is fortunate that no one was hurt
in the incident, but we want to make sure this offender is
caught before it happens again," Detective Absalom says.
"We would like to hear urgently from anyone who may have
seen anything, or been in the vicinity around that time, or
who has information that can help our investigation."
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to
contact Detective Absalom on (03) 3637648. Alternatively, to
provide information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on
0800 555 111.
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