Robbery case quickly solved

Last updated 19:06 17/05/2013

Relevant offers

Crime

No advance in lake rape case Home detention for meth cook who blew it Lawyers quitting legal aid 'Armed maniac' jailed for fraud Police seeking driver who picked up shaken teen Paper delivery contractor attacked Transient thieves target elderly Teen sentenced for sheep slaughter Bag-snatch hero walks Edwards remains 'undue risk to community'

An aggravated robbery of a Tauranga dairy has been quickly solved after a member of the public caught the robber, police say.

A man with a pistol held up a dairy on Cameron Road at about 5pm. He fled with cash and cigarettes, but was quickly stopped by a member of the public, a Northcoms Auckland spokesman said.

Investigations were continuing tonight with Tauranga police appealing for witnesses to the event to contact them.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content