Aggravated robbery, Gisborne
Police are investigating the robbery of the Red Door
Liquor store in the Ballance Street Village shopping centre
in Ormond Road last night.
The disguised offender,
believed to be a male, entered the shop at about 7pm last
"He threatened the male shopkeeper and made
off with a quantity of cash," said acting-Detective Sergeant
"He was last seen heading on foot along
Ormond Road towards Hall Street."
Yule said the shop proprietor was not injured in any way in
the robbery, though he was shaken up by what happened.
"We believe this offender hung about the wider shopping
area for some time before entering, and so we want to hear
from anyone who was in that area before 7pm last night and
The offender was wearing a hoodie, and
had his face covered.
"He was of skinny build, about
70-80kgs and of medium height."
Police have been
viewing CCTV footage of the incident as part of their
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