13 May 2013

Nelson service station robbed

10:47 am on 13 May 2013

Police are investigating an aggravated robbery at a service station Nelson.

They say a man walked into the Caltex garage in Bishopdae about 7.30pm on Sunday and threatened the sole attendant with a weapon before demanding cash.

The staff member followed procedure and handed over a quantity of cash before calling the police.

Police say it was a particularly brazen attack, with the offender making no attempt to mask his appearance.