27 Aug 2013

Whangerei dairy robbed

3:33 pm on 27 August 2013

Police in Northland are investigating an aggravated robbery at a Whangarei dairy.

The say a man entered a dairy on Riverside Drive on Monday afternoon, with a firearm and demanded money from the shop attendant.

The shop attendant fled to a back room and the armed man left taking the shop's cash register.

Police describe the man as being dark skinned, about 1.85 metres tall and he left the scene in a blue sedan.

The man's behaviour in the shop was described as erratic and he appeared to be highly strung.

Police say that's a serious concern, and suggest complete compliance by any retailers faced with an armed offender.