3 Jun 2017

Cigarette robbery at Auckland dairy

4:52 pm on 3 June 2017
Police described the robber as Caucasian, wearing black shoes, black pants, and orange 'high-vis" raincoat.

Police described the robber as Caucasian, wearing black shoes, black pants, and orange 'high-vis" raincoat. Photo: Police

Police are searching for a man who stole cigarettes from a superette in Waitakere.

The man entered the Waitakere Superette on Township Road at 7.40am on Thursday morning and demanded cigarettes.

Police said he filled a large black duffle bag and then ran to white vehicle with a black bonnet, parked in a driveway on Township Road.

He is described as caucasian, wearing black shoes, black pants and orange 'high-vis' raincoat. He also had a tartan patterned hood over his face.

The robbery is another in a spate of violent robberies targeting dairy owners for cigarettes and alcohol.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact police.

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