Police release Auckland bank robbery CCTV images

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police release Auckland bank robbery CCTV images”

Police are appealing for information following a robbery at an Auckland bank this afternoon.

The incident occurred at the ANZ Bank in West City Mall in Henderson, just after 2pm.

A man handed a note to a teller demanding money before lifting up his jacket to show a black pistol tucked into his waistband.

The teller remained calm and handed over an undisclosed sum of money.

The offender ran out of the mall through a door opposite the bank that leads to the underground carpark on Edsel Street.

Prior to the robbery, the offender spent about 10 minutes in the mall’s second floor toilets.

He is described as about 6-foot tall, of solid build, clean shaven and about 20 to 25-years-old. He was wearing an olive green jacket with a black hoody underneath, black pants, grey beanie, sunglasses and work boots.

Customers in the bank at the time were unaware of the robbery.

Anyone who has any information about the robbery or who recognises the man in these CCTV images is urged to contact the Waitemata Crime Squad on 09 839 0697, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 55 111.

l images, online at: http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/police-release-auckland-bank-robbery-cctv-images

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