Knifeman robs TAB in 30 seconds

STEVE HOPKINS
Last updated 09:44 08/02/2013

SlideshowTAB Botany


View Botany TAB in a larger map

Relevant offers

Crime

Ministry of Transport fraudster Joanne Harrison had a destructive streak, relative says Messages to ex-lover's wife meant to 'annoy', but not scare, defendant says Kuggeleijn rape trial: Jury listens to evidence Beggar guilty of fraud for begging for food and shelter while on benefit Crown wants nose-biter's discharges wiped Protection order granted after Blenheim man assaults stepfather Jail for man who groomed babysitter for sex $3m worth of cannabis plants and $100k cash seized in West Auckland Man's hand almost severed in attack near Dunedin - another arrested 'I killed him. I had no choice': Lance John Murphy murder accused continues evidence

Police are hunting a thief who held up a TAB in less than 30 seconds last night. 

About 8.20pm a man approached the counter at the Botany TAB on Ti Rakau Dr, Auckland, with the blade of a knife visible underneath his sleeve. 

"He's then said to the attendant, 'Give me the money or I'll hurt you'," a police spokeswoman said.

After being given cash from the till, the man fled the store running towards the Countdown supermarket.

The spokeswoman said the robbery lasted about 27 seconds.

Anyone with information about the robbery can call Counties Manukau police. 

Ad Feedback

- Auckland Now

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content