NZ police seek information after Tokoroa robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help following an armed robbery at the Mobil service station on Main Road, Tokoroa, on 12 August.

Just before 9pm, a man entered the store with a long-barrelled firearm hidden under his clothing.

He presented the firearm at the sole attendant and demanded cash, specifically asking for $50 notes.

He made off on foot with cash and several cartons of cigarettes, heading north on Main Road.

The attendant was understandably very shaken by the incident.

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