Case 5: Crime of the Week - Tahuna Store Aggravated Robbery, Nelson

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Case 5: Crime of the Week - Tahuna Store Aggravated Robbery, Nelson

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  • Case 5: Crime of the Week - Tahuna Store Aggravated Robbery, Nelson
  • Case 5: Crime of the Week - Tahuna Store Aggravated Robbery, Nelson

Ten 7, Episode

12
8th June 2017

Police in Nelson are investigating an alleged aggravated robbery at the Muritai Street dairy on Wednesday 19th April.

At about 4:55pm, a male has entered the store, armed with a tomahawk.

The male has thrown a bag over the counter where he has instructed the owner to open the till. He has walked towards the ice cream fridge and smashed the glass front with his tomahawk.

The male has then reached across the counter, emptied the till and recovered the bag from behind the counter.

The male has fled the store heading south along Muritai Street.

The male is described as:

  • Medium – solid build
  • Approx. 184cm / 6ft
  • Aged between 25-30 years
  • Flat-nosed
  • Wearing a grey hoodie with distinctive black markings.

If you recognise this male or can help in anyway with this case, please contact Nelson Police.