CRIME

Armed Robbery: Kawakawa, Northland

Friday 3 February 2012, 8:50AM
By New Zealand Police
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KAWAKAWA

At about 2.50am on the morning of Friday 3 February 2012, a night shift worker at the Caltex Service Station in Kawakawa, Northland was the victim of an armed robbery.

At least three offenders were present when a firearm was presented at the lone service station attendant.

A silver station wagon has then been used by the offenders to reverse into the building to dislodge the ATM machine from the wall.

The ATM has then been placed into the vehicle and driven away by the offenders.

A burning vehicle has subsequently been located on Pipiwai Road near Kaikou which Police believe was the vehicle involved in this robbery.

The offenders have left the scene of the burning vehicle in another, unknown vehicle.

Kaikohe Police would like to hear from anyone with information relating to this crime, the Criminal Investigation Branch at Kaikohe can be contacted on 09 405 2960.

Anonymous information can also be passed to Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.