4 Oct 2014

Chch pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

6:33 am on 4 October 2014

Christchurch police are appealing for public help in identifying a man who robbed a post shop and pharmacy at gunpoint yesterday afternoon.

The incident occurred at the Phillipstown Post Shop and Pharmacy on Ferry Road.

Police said a female staff member was threatened with a knife and gave cash to a man, who then left the shop on foot.

They described the offender as Pakeha, of stocky build, about 172 cms tall, clean-shaven with a round face.

He was wearing a red-and-black Swanndri-branded check jacket over dark-coloured jeans, they said.