3 Jan 2010

Lotto shop robbed

9:22 am on 3 January 2010

There was an armed robbery at a Lotto shop in Mt Maunganui on Saturday afternoon.

Police say a man pointed a firearm at a woman who was working alone in the store on Central Parade.

He removed the cash register and was seen getting into a waiting car, an S type Jaguar with tinted windows and silver mag wheels.

The vehicle was later found a short distance away.