Case 3: Crime of the Week - Avalon Mini Mart Aggravated Robbery, Lower Hutt

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Case 3: Crime of the Week - Avalon Mini Mart Aggravated Robbery, Lower Hutt

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  • Case 3: Crime of the Week - Avalon Mini Mart Aggravated Robbery, Lower Hutt
  • Case 3: Crime of the Week - Avalon Mini Mart Aggravated Robbery, Lower Hutt
  • Case 3: Crime of the Week - Avalon Mini Mart Aggravated Robbery, Lower Hutt
  • Case 3: Crime of the Week - Avalon Mini Mart Aggravated Robbery, Lower Hutt

Ten 7, Episode

31
19th October 2017

Police in Lower Hutt are investigating an alleged aggravated robbery at the Avalon Mini Mart in Avalon, Lower Hutt on Saturday 12th August.

At about 6:30am, two males entered the store and the first male presented a firearm at the victim. The second male has jumped over the counter. They have boxed the victim in who has complied with their demands and the males have taken off with cash and cigarettes.

The first male was described as:

  • Māori or Pacific Islander
  • Aged 20s-30s
  • Solid-chubby build
  • Wearing a brown t-shirt over a dark hoodie and dark pants.
  • Carrying a firearm described as a pistol.

The second male was described as:

  • Solid build
  • Thought to be reasonably athletic.
  • Wearing a yellow high-vis top, dark cloth covering his face and black “Chuck Taylor” style shoes.

If you think you know these people in the CCTV or can help in any way with this case, please contact Lower Hutt Police.