17 Feb 2012

Tonga police looking for two men over armed robbery

2:53 pm on 17 February 2012

Tonga police are hunting for two men, who robbed a Chinese shop at Longolongo last Thursday evening.

According to Matangi Tonga, the acting Police Commissioner Soakai Motu'apuaka says the two men stole cash and goods amounting to about $3,500 US dollars.

He says the men were wearing masks and threatened the shopkeeper with an iron rod and a shotgun, however the shopkeeper told police that it looked like a toy gun.