4 Mar 2010

Security van held up in Auckland

2:21 pm on 4 March 2010

A security van has been held up in Auckland near the ASB and ANZ banks at the Eastridge shopping centre in Orakei, and a firearm may have been involved.

A stolen vehicle used in the hold up has been found. A police spokesperson says it is not yet clear whether a weapon was used during the hold-up.

An ASB spokesperson says the bank it has not been affected while the ANZ bank says it has had no reports yet that its branch was involved.