26 Oct 2018

Police seek infomation after armed holdup of Christchurch bar

7:40 pm on 26 October 2018

Three armed men fired a shot into the ceiling and assaulted two people while robbing a Christchurch bar.

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Police want information after three men armed with a screwdriver, machete and firearm robbed a Christchurch bar. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police said the men entered Coaster's Tavern on Daniels Rd in Redwood on Tuesday wearing black hoodies and scarves over their faces.

They were armed with a screwdriver, machete and firearm.

They threatened bar staff and patrons as they demanded money.

Police said a 19-year-old woman and 67-year-old man were assaulted and received minor injuries during the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.

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