Police release footage of violent aggravated robbery

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police release footage of violent aggravated robbery in Massey”

Police are investigating a violent aggravated robbery that occurred late last month at the Westgate Bowling alley in Westgate Shopping Centre, Massey.

(Footage is now availabe on the North Shore, Rodney and West Auckland Facebook page).

At approximately 11.15pm on Thursday January 25th, three men have entered the bowling alley armed with a rifle and a pistol.

They have held the employees at gun point whilst they opened the safe and stole a quantity of cash.

The offenders fled in a black Subaru motor vehicle which was later discovered burnt out in Swanson.

Detective Senior Sergeant Kelly Farrant says Police are now seeking help to identify the offenders involved in this robbery.

“This was a really frightening incident for the staff involved.

We are keen to identify these violent offenders as soon as possible, so they can be located and arrested and held to account for their actions.

“If you have any information which can help us identify the men in the footage, or you saw anything in the area at the time, no matter how small, we want to hear from you.”

Information can be passed on to Detective Lee Bigelow on 021 191 4093 or alternatively, you can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
images, online at: http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/police-release-footage-violent-aggravated-robbery-massey

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