As stated by Detective Sergeant Derek Shaw:
Police are investigating the burglary of a Queenstown jewellery store overnight.
The store on Grant Road in the Five Mile Shopping Complex was broken into at around midnight, and a significant number of expensive men’s watches were stolen, along with a computer and cash.
Police are following strong lines of enquiry with regard to identifying the offender.
We believe the offender may have travelled to the Southland area following the burglary, potentially travelling in a red Toyota vehicle, registration LQL818.