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Police investigate robbery of NZ Postshop in Whangarei

Police investigate robbery of NZ Postshop in Whangarei

Police are investigating the aggravated robbery of the New Zealand Postshop in Whangärei yesterday afternoon.

About 5.30pm a man entered the shop on Rathbone Street. He presented a note demanding money and gestured towards his pants and said he had a firearm.

The teller handed over some cash and the man ran off.
He is described as a Maori, aged between 20 and 30 years wearing a dark hoodie, and cap with a red peak. He was carrying a grey backpack.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the robbery or has any information relating to it.
Anyone with information can contact Whangärei Police on 09 430 4500 or if they wish to remain anonymous can contact the Crimestoppers organisation on 0800 555 111.

For media inquiries contact Northland Police Communications Manager Sarah Kennett on 09 430 4525 or 021 192 1099.

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