21 Sep 2022

Businesses fear daylight smash and grabs new norm

From Morning Report, 7:09 am on 21 September 2022

An Auckland business owner who saw the aftermath of a smash and grab at a busy shopping centre is worried it's becoming a new normal.

A group of about eight people barged into Stewart Dawson's jewellery store at Westfield St Lukes, armed with weapons yesterday evening.

Police respond to a robbery at a jewellery store at St Lukes Shopping Centre in Auckland on 20/9/2022.

Photo: RNZ / Felix Walton

Catherine Goodwin, a member of the Mt Albert Business Association, spoke to Morning Report.