‘Aggravated’ Bank Robbery At Coastlands In Paraparaumu

Police say they are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery yesterday in Paraparaumu.

ASB Bank near the East entrance on the Coastlands Parade

“About 4.30pm, a man entered the ASB Bank on Coastlands Parade,” the Police say.

“He presented what appeared to be a firearm, threatened staff, then took off with an undisclosed amount of money.”

No shots were fired and no one was injured during this incident, although staff were understandably shaken, say Police.

Police are making enquiries to locate the man, who fled from the scene on foot.

Public’s help sought

“We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of this incident and saw the man leaving the scene,” say the police.

Anyone with information that could assist with our enquiries is asked to call 105, quoting 220722/1064, or get in touch online.

Information can also be shared anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

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