1 Aug 2022

Dim future for Penrose shop owner after five burglaries

From Checkpoint, 5:25 pm on 1 August 2022

A Penrose store owner says its hard to see a future for his business, after it was targeted by criminals for the fifth time since he took over barely a year ago.

Local residents say there's huge concern over break-ins being committed in the area, with one woman telling Checkpoint she moved to New Zealand to escape crime rates in her homeland.

Meanwhile, a local builder says he alone is getting multiple callouts to crime-related jobs in Auckland every week.

Here's our reporter Nick Truebridge and cameraman Nick Monro.