Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - 5:23pm |
Bay of Plenty

Rotorua Police investigate two aggravated robberies

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Rotorua Police are investigating two aggravated robberies that occurred a few minutes apart on Monday 8 October.
The first occurred at 5.15am on the corner of Fairview Road and Gordon Road.   The victim was waiting to be picked up for work at the time.
The second occurred at 5.20am on Clayton Road. The victim in this instance was walking along the road toward Gem Street.
In both incidents, three offenders approached thevictims, who were both male, in an older grey/silver four door sedan (possibly a Nissan Primera or Bluebird).
A passenger in the car presented a firearm at the victims and stole personal effects, including mobile phones, before driving off.
Police would like to hear from anyone who can help us identify and locate the offenders in these two robberies.
If you can help, please call Rotorua CIB on 07 349 9400. 
Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Issued by Police Media Centre.