14 Apr 2010

Robbery at Gisborne pharmacy

11:09 am on 14 April 2010

Police in Gisborne are investigating the gunpoint robbery of a pharmacy.

It happened at just after 8pm on Tuesday in the suburb of Whataupoko.

Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Scott says a man with his face disguised, entered the shop armed with what is described as a handgun and stole a quantity of drugs.

Shop employees were shaken by the experience, but were not physically hurt.