TAB robbed at gunpoint

Last updated 17:37 10/12/2012

Relevant offers

National

Labour auctions Tongan king's wine One dead in Kumeu crash Wild winds leave Auckland a mess Man critical after car crashes into tree Concern for missing teen Bystanders helped injured cop Benefit figures at five-year low Meth tests for state houses in Wanganui Man charged with murder of Mei Fan Joe Karam awarded over $500,000 damages

Police arrest a man they say was armed with a pistol when demanding money from an assistant at a TAB in the Gonville area of Whanganui.

Police said the man left with a quantity of cash after the incident about 10.40am today.

Three members of the public were in the Puriri St premises at the time. No one was hurt, Detective Sergeant Varnia Allan said.

The offender drove off in a white Subaru Impreza car parked nearby on Rimu St.

A 23-year-old Whanganui man charged with aggravated robbery would be appearing in Whanganui District Court tomorrow.

Anyone with information about the robbery was asked to contact Detective Chay McArthur at Whanganui police on 06 349 2827

Ad Feedback

- © Fairfax NZ News

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content