Whangarei aggravated robbery
Northland District Headquarters
Walton Plaza, Whangärei
Tuesday September 10, 2013
Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at a Whangärei takeaway shop last night.
About 8.30pm three men entered the shop on William
Jones Drive, Otangarei.
They were allegedly armed with a pistol, hammer and knife. The men demanded cash from the two shop workers.
One of the men then jumped over the counter
and struck one of the shop workers on the head with a
The three men then took some cash from the till and ran from the scene in the direction of the top field on William Jones Drive.
The victim was taken to Whangärei Hospital for treatment, but has since been discharged.
Police are asking for information from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have any knowledge of it.
Anyone with information can contact Detective Sergeant Shane Pilmer at the Whangärei Police on 09 430 4589 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.