24 Nov 2018

Armed robber injures Pizza Hut worker in New Plymouth

9:38 pm on 24 November 2018

New Plymouth police are searching for a man who robbed a Pizza Hut last night, leaving a staff member injured.

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Police are searching for a man who robbed a fast food outlet in New Plymouth last night. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

The man entered the Westown restaurant just after 7pm, wearing a balaclava and holding a weapon.

He demanded a staff member open the till and injured a worker who tried to intervene, police said.

After taking cash, he left the Pizza Hut and got into a waiting car, which has been found and is being examined.

Police want to hear from anyone who was near Westown Pizza Hut last night.

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