Aggravated robbery - Ruakaka - Northland
"Aggravated robbery - Ruakaka - Northland"
Whangarei Police Cameron Street, Whangärei Sunday August 12, 2018 Whangärei Police are seeking public assistance with information in relation to the aggravated robbery of a Service Station in Ruakaka on Saturday 11 August 2018.
About 7.25pm a lone male entered the GAS Service Station on State Highway 1 Ruakaka, and presented a firearm. He demanded cash and cigarettes from the attendants. The male was heavily disguised and carried a black back pack which he used to store the property that was stolen.
The male was seen to run to a vehicle that was parked at the northern end of the Service Station and drive off towards Whangarei. Police would like any witnesses to the robbery or anyone with information that would assist their investigation to come forward.
Anyone with information can contact Detective Sergeant Aaron Crawford at Whangärei Police on 09 430 4500. Information can also be provided anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.