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Police investigate Rotorua robbery

Police investigate Rotorua robbery


Police are appealing for witnesses to an aggravated robbery which took place in broad daylight on a busy Rotorua street.

The robbery occurred at approximately 2.50pm when a man entered the Wild Things adult shop on Pukuatua Street, Rotorua with a weapon. He left with a yet to be determined sum of cash.

Police want to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area between 2.30pm and 3pm this afternoon. The offender is described as a male Maori, possibly in his 40s, stocky and wearing dark clothing including a hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Rotorua Police on 07 348 0099 Information can also be provided anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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