Police investigating aggravated robbery on Waiheke Island

Police investigating aggravated robbery on Waiheke Island

Auckland City

Waiheke Island Police are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Z service station on Onetangi Road, Waiheke Island yesterday (Monday 21 August).

The incident occurred at about 9.50pm when a person has entered the Z station and threatened the sole attendant with a machete.   While traumatised from this incident the attendant was not injured.

The two till drawers containing an amount of cash were stolen.

The offender has been described as a tall male, with a slim athletic build wearing a balaclava and black puffer jacket and jeans.

Sergeant Marty Felton of Waiheke Police would like to hear from anyone who may be able to identify the man described or anyone who has information that may assist the inquiry.

Information can be shared with Waiheke Police on 09 372 1150 or via CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Issued by Police Media Centre