Category: Armed Robbery



Two people have been stabbed in an aggravated robbery at a Domino's in Christchurch. The stabbing occurred just after 10pm yesterday on Harewood Rd in Bishopdale. Two disguised men entered the store carrying a firearm and a knife and threatened two staff members. Despite following the requests of the offenders, both were ... Read More
February 14, 2017Kirsty


  The Nelson region has experienced the largest spike in burglaries in the country, increasing by 52 per cent in a year. The 1587 burglaries — an average of four a day — contributed to an 18 per cent increase in total reported crime in 2016 compared to the previous year. Nationally, reported crime increased ... Read More
February 13, 2017Kirsty


A Ngaruawahia dairy owner retreated to protect his family when three men stormed into his shop armed with a pistol, a golf club, and another blunt object. The owner of Waingaro Dairy, who only wanted to be referred to by his surname, Badel, had only been running his store for four ... Read More
February 9, 2017Kirsty


Three men wearing balaclavas and armed with metal bars made off with cash in a brazen robbery of a McDonald's drive-through restaurant. Police said the aggravated robbery occurred just after 3am at the Huntly fast-food chain on Great South Rd. A police spokeswoman said the trio smashed their way into the main ... Read More
January 24, 2017Kirsty


A sawn-off shotgun has been used to rob a Christchurch tavern overnight. Detective Andrew Owens said a man armed with a firearm described as a sawn-off shotgun entered the Harewood Tavern just before midnight on Wednesday. "The offender made off with a sum of money and left on foot," Owens said. Two staff members were ... Read More
January 19, 2017Kirsty


Police are investigating an aggravated robbery at the Huapai Golf Club north of Auckland last night. Three men, two armed with firearms, entered the premises just after 9pm as the manager was locking up. Acting Detective Sergeant Jackson Shewry from Rodney Police said the offenders threatened the manager and took his wallet. They ... Read More
January 13, 2017Kirsty