Knifewielding robber flees Tokoroa dairy empty handed

Police received reports of the robbery in Tokoroa at 10.05pm (file photo).
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Police received reports of the robbery in Tokoroa at 10.05pm (file photo).

A Tokoroa dairy worker was threatened with a knife during a late night attempted robbery.

At 10.05pm on Wednesday police received reports of an aggravated robbery at the Bridge St dairy.

"It was reported to police that a man entered the store and threatened a staff member with a knife," a police spokesperson said. 

After threatening staff, the robber fled the store empty handed. 

The spokesperson said police were undertaking a scene examination of the store on Thursday morning. 

"The victim is being supported."

Anyone with information should call Tokoroa police on 07 885 0100.  

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