25 Feb 2015

Elderly woman robbed in Mt Maunganui

9:43 am on 25 February 2015

A woman in her 70s has been robbed by two boys who looked as young as 13, in Mount Maunganui, police have said.

The 71-year-old woman was walking down an alleyway between Taupo Avenue and Girvan Road yesterday afternoon when the two boys approached her.

Police said a weapon was produced and cash was taken by the pair.