Kensington Aggravated Robbery
Cameron Street, Whangärei
Thursday September 13, 2013
Police are investigating the aggravated robbery of a greengrocery shop in Whangärei last night.
About 7pm a man entered The Vege Twins shop on Kamo Road and presented a firearm at the male shopkeeper. The offender demanded money from the till, which the shopkeeper handed over.
The offender then left the shop and headed on
to Kamo Road.
He is described as Maori in his early 20s of medium build and wearing a blue hoodie with a blue scarf over his face.
The shopkeeper was unharmed in the incident.
Police are seeking any witnesses to the incident or anyone who has information on the robbery.
Anyone with information can contact Detective Sergeant Shane Pilmer on 09 430 4589 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Meanwhile Police have released a photo relating the aggravated robbery of the Onerahi Post Shop, which took place on Tuesday (September 10).
The photo shows CCTV footage from the incident of the offender entering the Post Shop.
Police would like to hear from anyone who may recognise this person to also contact Detective Sergeant Shane Pilmer.