At about 7.40am this morning a male entered the Tuam Street Foodcentre dairy situated on the corner of Tuam and St Asaph Streets, Phillipstown. He presented a firearm at the sole attendant and demanded money.
Before the attendant could get any money the male ran from the dairy along St Asaph Street towards Fitzgerald Avenue. The attendant was not hurt and no money was taken in the robbery.
The male has been described as follows;
Male, part Maori
Possibly black beanie or bandanna
Long sleeved black t-shirt
Long black pants
Police are interested to hear from anyone who may have seen the offender or have any information that may assist. Please contact Detective Constable Belinda CAMPBELL on 363 7400.