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Aggravated robbery of Hamilton store

Aggravated robbery of Hamilton store – public assistance urgently sought

Hamilton Police seek assistance from members of the public to find 3 men who robbed the Peachgrove Superette at 6pm this evening.

The men entered the Superette, located on the corner of East Street and Peachgrove Road, wielding a hammer and a knife and demanding cigarettes.

The men are believed to be Maori, aged 18-20 years.

One of the men was carrying a bright yellow bag and wearing a fluorescent vest.

Another was wearing a dark (either black or navy) jacket with brown vinyl sleeves.

The third offender was wearing a dark blue or purple jacket with a hood.

It is believed the offenders may have parked their vehicle a short distance from the superette in Bailey Street.

If anybody has any information in relation to this incident, or has seen any suspicious behaviour involving 3 young men of this description, please urgently get in touch with Hamilton Police on 07 858 6200 or if they wish to remain anonymous they can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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