Police investigate overnight aggravated robberies
Police investigate overnight aggravated
Canterbury, 27 January 2014 - Christchurch
Police are investigating two armed robberies at licensed
premises in different parts of the city overnight.
first incident, Coasters Tavern, on Daniels Road, Redwood,
was robbed at gunpoint on Sunday at about 9.45pm.
believe two males carrying firearms entered the bar and made
off with a sum of cash.
At about 11pm The Brewery,
Woolston, was robbed after two males entered the bar with
Detective Senior Sergeant Darryl Sweeney says
Police are investigating both incidents this morning, and
are confirming details of the robberies.
examinations are being carried out at the premises this
morning. The victims are being provided support.
Senior Sergeant Darryl Sweeney says the enquiry is in its
early stages, but Police believe it is likely there are
links between these incidents and the robberies at licensed
premises in Riccarton and Merivale prior to
Anyone with information is asked to contact
Christchurch police on (03) 3637400.
Information can also
be provided anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on
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