Tuesday, 9 June 2009 - 1:48pm |

Police appeal for witnesses to Lyall Bay bus incident

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Wellington Police are seeking witnesses to an attempted robbery that occurred at Lyall Bay on Friday 5 June 2009.

The incident occurred at approximately 8.30pm on the corner of Queens Drive and Hungerford Road. The offender boarded the parked bus and pointed a screwdriver at the driver and demanded money. When the driver refused, the offender ran from the bus along Queens Drive towards Lyall Bay.

The offender is described as a male, medium build, 18 - 23 years of age, approximately 5ft 8 tall and spoke with a kiwi accent. He was wearing a dark hooded top, dark trousers, large lens sunglasses and his face was covered with a dark coloured bandana.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this robbery or seen any suspicious persons or vehicles in the area at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wellington Police on (0800) TIPOFF (0800) 847633.