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Police seek witnesses to Wainuiomata home invasion

Police seek witnesses to Wainuiomata home invasion

Hutt Valley Police investigating the aggravated burglary of an address on Frederick Street, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt last Thursday afternoon are calling for any witnesses to come forward.

On Thursday 29 August 2013 at about 2:30pm two disguised males entered the property, armed with a pistol and a knife, and demanded charity money from the sole occupant.

During the incident, the occupant suffered a cut to his arm and required medical treatment.

One of the offenders is described as a male Maori, aged in his late teens, approximately 5 foot 2 tall, and of skinny build.  He was wearing a blue coloured jacket with pockets on the front over a black hoodie, and blue jeans.

The second offender is described as being male Polynesian, aged in his late teens, 6 foot 3 tall, of heavy build.  He was wearing a plain black hoodie and baggy blue jeans.

Both offenders were also wearing red bandanas to disguise their identity.

This incident has left the occupant of the address shaken and distressed.

Anyone who has information on this incident should come forward to Police by contacting Detective Leanne Thomson at the Lower Hutt Police on (04) 560 5020, or alternatively, to provide information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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