Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Robbery - Valley Flyer bus

Robbery - Valley Flyer bus

Saturday, 15 March 2014 - 12:03pm

Hutt Valley Police are investigating the robbery of the driver of a Valley Flyer bus in Upper Hutt on the 14th March 2014.

At about 10.00pm the male offender boarded a Valley Flyer bus at the stop just prior to the Rimutaka Tavern on Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt.

The bus was travelling route 110 to Gemstone Drive.

The only other passengers at the time were a male and female who got off the bus shortly after.

A female then boarded the bus just prior to Pokaka street and exited once on Gemstone Drive, Upper Hutt.

As the bus came to the end of it's Route on Gemstone Drive near State Highway 2, the offender has approached the female driver shoulder charging her before running off with her cash box.

The offender is described as male Maori or Polynesian aged in his mid 20's, approximately 170cms, slim build with short dark hair. He was wearing a black sweat shirt, black pants and pulled a red bandana up over his face.

The cash box is black metal, 40cms by 20cms with a handle and a piece of tape with the number 44 written on the top.

Police would like to hear from the other passengers who were on this bus, anyone who has seen the described cash box or who recognises or knows the offenders identity .

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Detective Sergeant Richard Orr on 04 5272374 or phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

Regulators: Govt To ‘Crowd-Source’ Regulatory Advice

A wide-ranging set of reforms is to be implemented to shake up the way New Zealand government agencies develop, write and implement regulations. More>>

ALSO:

Board Appointments: Some Minister Appoint Less The 3 In 10 Women

“It’s 2015 not 1915: Ministers who appoint less than 3 in 10 women to their boards must do better, they have no excuse but to do better,” said Dr Blue. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The 1990s Retro Proposals For Our Health System

As we learned yesterday, the reviews propose that the democratically elected representation on DHBs should be reduced, such that community wishes will be able to be over-ridden by political appointees. In today’s revelations, the reviews also propose a return to the destructive competitive health model of the 1990s. More>>

ALSO:

Post-Cab Press Conference: Foreign Buyers Register, TPP And Serco

At a press conference today in Wellington, John Key discussed the foreign buyers register as well as the TPP and Serco. Key was questioned on whether a stamp tax might be used as a tool to deal with foreign buyers. More>>

ALSO:

Lyndon Hood Satire: Serco To Outsource Prison To Public Sector

In response to high-profile failings, multinational omnicorporation Serco will introduce public management in its prison system. Serco's New Zealand manager, speaking on condition of anonymity, has announced plans for managers from the Department of Corrections to run the Mt Eden Correctional Facility. More>>

National Party Conference: Plans To Nudge Immigrants Towards Regions

The Government will introduce a package of immigration measures aimed at improving the spread of workers, skills and investment across New Zealand, Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says. More>>

ALSO:

Corrections: Serco Relieved Of Control At Mt Eden Prison, Retains Contract

Multi-national private prison operator Serco has been forced to hand back control of Auckland's Mt Eden remand prison to the Department of Corrections, which has used a 'step-in' clause in its contract with Serco following a string of increasingly serious allegations about contraband, prisoner injuries and a death. More>>

ALSO:

Other Experiments: Failing Charter School Stays Open 'For Kids'

Education Minister Hekia Parata says she has given Te Pumanawa o te Wairua in Northland a chance to continue operating because of her concerns about finding other educational opportunities for its students. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news