As stated by Detective Sergeant Scott MacKenzie:
Police would like speak to members of the public with information about an aggravated robbery at the Traffers Bar in Gore on Sunday evening.
A man wearing a mask entered the Hokonui Drive premises armed with a knife at around 8:45pm on Sunday 30 June.
He demanded cash from the bar manager but was unable to access the till and fled from the scene on foot.
Police believe he headed west onto Trafford Street and possibly across a field at the end of the street.