Appeal for witnesses following aggravated robbery
Detective Sergeant Greg Murray:
Police are appealing for
witnesses following an aggravated robbery on Dublin Street,
Lyttelton, Christchurch, around 9.30am today.
entered the Lyttelton Club, presented a pistol and demanded
He then fled on foot with cash.
While the victim
was not injured in the incident, they are understandably
very shaken and receiving support.
The offender (pictured)
was wearing a black balaclava, black hoodie, black gloves,
dark jeans and black sneakers.
Police urge anyone who has
information that may assist this investigation to call 105
or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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