20 Jan 2016

Trio likely targeted in aggravated robbery in Christchurch

6:41 pm on 20 January 2016

The Canterbury police are urging witnesses to come forward after an aggravated robbery last night which left three victims.

The police said the robbery occurred at a Tuckers Road address in Northcote about 9:30pm.

Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Cottam said initial investigations indicated the trio were specifically targeted.

Mr Cottam said anyone who was in the Tuckers Road area last night and saw two men running from the area should contact the police.

He described the men as Maori or Polynesian, about 30 years old and wearing black clothing.