17 Jun 2009

Teen arrested over North Shore bank robbery

7:57 pm on 17 June 2009

A 16-year-old has been arrested over a bank robbery on Auckland's North Shore.

The robbery happened at 1.45pm on Wednesday at the Post Shop on Mokoia Road in Birkenhead.

Police say the offender handed a note to the teller demanding money and then fled with an undisclosed sum.

Officers made an arrest a short distance from the bank and recovered cash.