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

 

Christchurch Police seeking information on armed robbery


"Christchurch Police seeking information on armed robbery"

Attributable to Detective Sergeant Brad Greenstreet:

Police investigating an armed robbery at a Christchurch bar this week are appealing to anyone who may have information about what happened to come forward.

Shortly before 9:30pm on Tuesday 23 October, three men wearing black hoodies and scarves over their faces entered Coaster’s Tavern on Daniels Road, Redwood.

The men were armed with a screwdriver, a machete and a firearm.

They threatened bar staff and patrons as they demanded money.

During the incident, one shot was fired into the ceiling by one of the offenders.

A 19 year old woman and a 67 year old man were assaulted during the incident and received minor injuries.

These injuries were not as a result of the firearm discharge.

The trio of offenders left the bar in a stolen dark blue Mazda Familia hatchback, before dumping it nearby in a residential area.

This was a violent and dangerous incident, and it is fortunate that more people were not seriously hurt.

Police would like to reassure the public that we are committed to catching these offenders and holding them to account.

We would also like to speak to anyone who might have information about this incident.

If you can help, or are able to identify the people in the photographs, please call Christchurch Police on (03) 363 7400, or information can be shared anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Images, online at: http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/christchurch-police-seeking-information-armed-robbery


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On How America’s Middle East Allies Are Poisoning The Ground Joe Biden Will Inherit

As even the US mainstream media has been reporting, the prime motive for the murder of Iran’s top nuclear scientist Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh (by Israeli or Saudi operatives, or both) has been to poison the situation that the next US president will inherit. At best, there was only an outside chance that the incoming Biden administration and the outgoing liberal regime of Iranian PM Hassan Rouhani could have revived the Iran anti-nuclear deal that Rouhani had negotiated in 2015 with Barack Obama. Deliberately though, America’s allies have now made it impossible for Biden to pursue that option... More>>

 

New Zealand Government: Speech From The Throne

It is my privilege to exercise the prerogative of Her Majesty the Queen and open the 53rd Parliament.
In the October election, New Zealanders elected a majority Government for the first time under our Mixed Member Proportional electoral system... More>>

Grant Robertson: Government To Review Housing Settings

New Zealand’s stronger-than-expected economic performance has flowed through to housing demand, so the Government will review housing settings to improve access to the market, the Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced today. “Our focus More>>

ALSO:

Law Commission: Recommends New DNA Laws For Criminal Investigations

Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission today released a report that recommends a new, comprehensive regime to control how DNA is obtained, used and retained for criminal investigations. The report has revealed significant gaps in the operation ... More>>

ALSO:


New Zealand Government: To Declare A Climate Emergency

The Government will declare a climate emergency next week, Climate Change Minister James Shaw said today. “We are in the midst of a climate crisis that will impact on nearly every aspect of our lives and the type of planet our children will inherit ... More>>

ALSO:

Economy: Crown Accounts Reflect Govt’s Careful Economic Management

The better-than-expected Crown accounts released today show the Government’s careful management of the COVID-19 health crisis was the right approach to support the economy. As expected, the Crown accounts for the year to June 2020 show the operating balance ... More>>

ALSO:

Green Party: Announce Portfolio Reshuffle With Talented And Energised Caucus Team

“The Green Party caucus offers a breadth of talent and energy to the Parliament this term. In ten MPs you have a small business owner, a human rights lawyer, an academic, a climate negotiator, a transport planner, and so much more”, Green Party ... More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels