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Police seek good samaritan who assisted after bank robbery

Police want to speak to good samaritan who assisted following bank robbery

[Photos at http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/police-want-speak-good-samaritan-who-assisted-following-bank-robbery]

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - 5:19pm

Waitemata
Shortly after 1pm this afternoon, a man armed with a nailgun entered the Kiwibank on Sunnynook Road, Sunnynook.

He pointed the nailgun at the teller and demanded money.

He then left the bank with a sum of money and fled. No-one was injured.

A staff member chased the offender and flagged down a passing motorist, who was driving on nearby Cockayne Avenue. The man and the good samaritan attempted to follow the offender as he ran away. They lost sight of him but several minutes later saw a man fitting the offender's description getting into a vehicle.

Police would like to speak to the driver who was flagged down and assisted, and are encouraging that person to get in touch.

Enquiries to locate the offender are continuing and he is described as the following;

-Male Maori or Pacific Islander.

-Aged in his 20's to 30's.

-Wearing black wrap-around sunglasses, a black hoody and a black puffer vest (sleeveless), dark pants and black sneakers with white trim.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the North Shore Police on 09 213 7922.

Information can also be given anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

ENDS

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