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Witnesses sought for robbery of Dargaville service station

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Dargaville Police are appealing to the public for help to identify and locate the offender of an aggravated robbery at the Normanby Street Mobil service station yesterday.Witnesses sought for robbery of Dargaville service station
Please attribute to Detective Sergeant Jonathan Tier, Dargaville CIB.

Dargaville Police are appealing to the public for help to identify and locate the offender of an aggravated robbery at the Normanby Street Mobil service station yesterday.

The incident happened at approximately 8.45pm on Wednesday 25th April, 2018.

A male offender has entered the service station and approached the cashiers area armed with a knife and demanded cash.

The sole attendant has handed over cash and the offender has then fled on foot toward Parore Street.

The offender is described as male of average height and medium build. He was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and black 3/4 pants or long shorts. His face was covered with yellow material.

“This incident has been traumatic for the victim who was the sole attendant at the time. Police need to apprehend this offender who needs to be held to account before further violent crimes are committed or members of our community are seriously injured,” said Detective Sergeant Jonathan Tier.

Anyone who was in the vicinity around this time that saw anything suspicious or has information relating to this incident is asked to contact Police. If you know the identity of the offender please do not approach him, call police immediately.

If you have any information that could help our investigation, please contact Detective Sergeant Jonathan Tier from Dargaville Police on (09) 439-3400. Alternatively, information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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