Kelston: Armed Robbery Offenders sought
Short description: Armed Robbery
seek assistance in identifying suspects in an attempted
armed robbery of an Amourguard van outside "The Korner Bar",
Kelston at 10 AM on Wednesday 20 March 2013.
Black Subaru Forrester REG: FYA372 was used to commit the
offence and was later recovered on Clayburn Road, Glen Eden.
Detective Steve Norris of the Henderson CIB, Phone (09)
839 0630, is leading this investigation and he requests that
anyone with information contact him.
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