Category: Industry News

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  Retail New Zealand is calling on the Government to set up a police taskforce to combat retail crime and introduce spot-fines for petty offences. Retail crime costs the country about $1 billion a year in losses. "Retail crime is a serious problem for retailers, consumers and the economy as a whole," said ... Read More
March 30, 2017Kirsty
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Three men have been arrested following a violent robbery at an Auckland liquor store, while community leaders met to discuss solutions to an apparent rise in violence against shopkeepers. The three accused, aged 16, 17 and 20, were arrested after police carried out several search warrants in South Auckland yesterday morning, ... Read More
March 29, 2017Kirsty
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  The British-born man who killed three and injured 29 in Westminster yesterday was a middle-aged career criminal called Khalid Masood. The 52-year-old "lone-wolf" attacker, who was living in the Birmingham area, has a series of convictions for assault and other crimes but police insist no intelligence suggested he was about to ... Read More
March 24, 2017Kirsty
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KEY POINTS Man shot by police as he tries to access Palace of Westminster Attacker mowed down up to a dozen pedestrians on bridge Four dead, including police officer and attacker Woman pulled injured but alive from Thames A police officer is among four people killed after a knifeman brought ... Read More
March 23, 2017Kirsty
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  CCTV footage has emerged showing the terrifying moment a suspected Islamic extremist grabbed a female soldier from behind at Paris' Orly airport before wrestling her gun from her. Security footage of Saturday's attack shows the man grabbing the soldier around the shoulders after dropping a shopping bag, as her companion patrols ... Read More
March 21, 2017Kirsty
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Mar2017
  A Kaikohe grandmother has reported her own mokopuna after recognising him in CCTV footage of group of rampaging youths trying to smash their way into a service station. The grandma, who can't be named for legal reasons, said she was as upset and fed up as the rest of the Kaikohe ... Read More
March 21, 2017Kirsty
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  A security guard has been caught on camera shooting a bank robber dead after the criminal threatened customers and tellers with a gun. Serial armed robber Laurence Turner, 34, walked into Alpine Bank in Rockford, Illinois, armed with a gun and wearing a ski mask. As he pointed his pistol at staff ... Read More
March 17, 2017Kirsty
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  A 17-year student has been arrested after opening fire in an A-level college in Grasse on the French Riviera, injuring several and prompting the government to briefly issue a terror warning. The student, carrying two hand guns, a hunting rifle and two "training"grenades, entered the Alexis de Tocqueville A-level college and ... Read More
March 17, 2017Kirsty
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  A entire city block has been evacuated and the Wellington District Court is in lockdown because of a bomb scare. Police say a suspicious package was found leading against a building on Ballance St, just off Lambton Quay, about 8.30am. Police are stopping people at all corners.   nzherald
March 9, 2017Kirsty
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  Police have released CCTV footage of a car leaving an Auckland quarry, where a young woman woke up to find she was being attacked. The woman called emergency services about 2.12am on Sunday morning, after waking to find herself in an unknown location with a man standing over her with a bat. She ... Read More
February 28, 2017Kirsty