Group assault shop owner

22:35, Jul 05 2012

Police are looking for a group of youths who assaulted a shop owner and stole synthetic cannabis.

Three males, believed to be under 17, entered Kelvin Grove Minimart on Rhodes Drive about 3pm yesterday.

When the youths went to leave with the store with synthetic cannabis without paying, they were confronted by the shop owner.

The youths assaulted the shop owner, who was not badly hurt, before leaving on foot.

Any information can be passed on to Palmerston North police on 351 3600.

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