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

 

Waitemata Police investigating robbery in Sunnyvale

"Waitemata Police investigating robbery in Sunnyvale "

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on Saturday the 15 July at the Sunnyvale Takeaways on Sunnyside Road, Sunnyvale.

At approximately 8:00pm, two men entered the store armed with scissors and a knife

One of the offenders held the knife to the shop owners throat while the other man stole the cash register.

Both offenders then fled towards Awaroa Road.

Detective Sergeant Kelly Farrant is asking anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area on Saturday to come forward.

“The shop owners had young children in the store at the time of the robbery and witnessed the incident.

"This has been extremely distressing for everyone involved and we are committed to finding those responsible.”

Police, as well as members of the public, pursued the offenders but they were not able to be located at the time.

Police have reviewed CCTV footage of the incident and are now seeking help to identify the two male offenders involved in this robbery.

The CCTV footage has been shared on the Waitemata Police Facebook page.

If anyone has any information or may have seen anything in the area at the time, no matter how small, we request that they contact Police.

Information can be passed on to Waitakere CIB on 09 837 9511.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell:
On The M Bovis Outbreak

As the public keeps on being told, there is no risk at all to human health from cows infected with Mycoplasma bovis. In that respect, it is not at all like mad cow disease.

Even so, the M bovis outbreak is still doing the head in of Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor, who will be announcing on Monday whether the government intends going down the ‘eradication’ or the ‘management’ path with respect to the outbreak. More>>

 

RNZ: Fishing Industry Lies Revealed In Leaked Report

Some of the country's biggest fishing companies have been under-reporting their hoki catch by hundreds of tonnes, according to a leaked fisheries report. The report has been kept secret from the public for seven years and environmentalists say it casts doubt on industry claims that lucrative hoki is being fished sustainably. More>>

ALSO:

Uni Cuts: VCs At Risk Of Opting Out Of Government’s Vision

Vice-Chancellors need to accept that cutting jobs to meet narrow performance metrics will do nothing to help rebuild an inclusive tertiary education sector that meets the needs of all New Zealanders, the Tertiary Education Union said today. More>>

ALSO:

DBHs v Nurses: Independent Panel Reports On Collective Agreement

The Independent Panel, which was set up to help reach a Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (MECA) between the New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation and the 20 District Health Boards, has made a series of recommendations to address issues impacting settlement. More>>

ALSO:

Cannabis: Legalisation Referendum Could Happen Sooner

The Drug and Alcohol Practitioners Association of Aotearoa New Zealand says any decision to hold a referendum on legalising cannabis use in 2019, rather than in an election year, would be a welcome one because the issue is too important to be treated like a political football. More>>

ALSO:

Decile Changes Kicked For Touch: Focusing School Funding On Equity For Kids

The Government is expanding work done on replacing school deciles to look more broadly at what’s needed to ensure all children, including learners from socio economically disadvantaged backgrounds, get the support they need to learn. More>>

ALSO:

Kevin Short New CDF: Defence Deployments Online

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has welcomed the release today of further information on where NZDF personnel are deployed overseas... “Defence will also be proactively releasing their advice to Cabinet following future decisions on deployments and mandate.” More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages